Further information on UA 191/94 (AFR 31/01/94, 18 May) - Cote d'Ivoire: legal concern / fear of ill-treatment: Guirao Ble, deputy secretary general of the Federation estudiantine et scolaire de Cote d'Ivoire (FESCI) and at least 15 other FESCI members in

Further information on UA 191/94 (AFR 31/01/94, 18 May) - Cote d'Ivoire: legal concern / fear of ill-treatment: Guirao Ble, deputy secretary general of the Federation estudiantine et scolaire de Cote d'Ivoire (FESCI) and at least 15 other FESCI members in

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Index Number: AFR 31/002/1994
Date Published: 2 June 1994
Categories: Africa, Cote D'ivoire

Twenty-five student members of FESCI, including those named above, were released on 31 May 1994 after making what appeared to be a forced public apology on television. They were held incommunicado for two weeks, far in excess of the legal maximum of 96 hours. At least five other students arrested with Eugene Gonthy remain in detention without trial.


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