Guinea Bissau: Unlawful detention/detention without charge/incommunicado detention/ prisoner of conscience - João Vaz Mané

Guinea Bissau: Unlawful detention/detention without charge/incommunicado detention/ prisoner of conscience - João Vaz Mané

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Index Number: AFR 30/001/2003
Date Published: 11 February 2003
Categories: Africa, Guinea-bissau

João Vaz Mané, vice-president of the Liga Guineense dos Direitos Humanos (LGDH), Guinea-Bissau Human Rights League, was arrested at about 3pm on 29 January at his home in the country’s capital, Bissau. He was arrested without a warrant, and is being detained incommunicado, without charge. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience.


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