legal proceedings have been instituted against Alpha Condé and 26

In Guinea Conakry, the prosecutor this Wednesday, May 4, announced charges against ex-president Alpha Condé and 26 former senior officials during his presidency. They are especially accused of murder, torture and kidnapping.

These lawsuits were initiated after the violence that surrounded the project of one3rd semester of Alpha Condé,and in particular the repression, often brutal, of the demonstrations surrounding the referendum that made it possible to change the constitution so that Alpha Condé remains in power.

The crisis had resulted in dozens of deaths, mostly civilian. thecollective FNDC, The National Front for the Defense of the Constitution, had led this angry movement for months. He was the one who filed a complaint against Alpha Condé and 26 former senior civilian and military officials from his regime. Officials today target the prosecutor.

Among them is the former president of the Constitutional Court,Mohamed Lamine Bangoura and former Minister of Defense Mohamed Diané, General Ansoumane Camarawho was chief of police at the time.

In this group of 27, some are already the target of legal proceedings, but for alleged embezzlement. This time it is criminal, with charges of murder, forced disappearance, torture, sexual assault, looting, kidnapping or kidnapping.

Prosecutor Alphonse Charles Wright is therefore launching an investigation with evidence, photos and videos already provided to him by the FNDC. It is also based on reports from international NGOs such as Amnesty and Human Rights Watch.

The magistrate returns to the project on Alpha Condé’s third term, in violation of the constitution. He evokes the warlike comments from Alpha Condé and his entourage during political meetings, and explicitly calls on his peoples to confront.

He also mentions the total impunity that the security forces benefited from beating up the demonstrations in blood.

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