Zambia: Prisoners arrested in coup attempt

Zambia: Prisoners arrested in coup attempt

Index Number: AFR 63/006/1998
Date Published: 8 April 1998
Categories: Africa, Zambia

Some of the officers and others arrested in connection with a coup attempt in Zambia on 28 October 1997 are reported to be in ill health and not to be receiving adequate medical attention. In at least one case, the reported illness and lack of medical care could have serious consequences. AI is seeking assurances that the prisoners will receive any necessary medical care.

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