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Guinea: Pro-democracy activists detained: Ibrahima Diallo and Sekou Koundono

, Index number: AFR 29/1968/2020

On 7 March, Ibrahima Diallo and Sekou Koundono, pro-democracy activists of National Front for the Defence of the Constitution, were arrested in Conakry, Guinea. On the day prior to their arrest, they were spokespersons at a press conference during which they accused the director of the Central Direction of the Judicial Police of phone tapping, torture and other ill-treatment. On 9 March, they were charged with trumped up charges of assault, assaulting a public officer and production and dissemination of data threatening public order and security.

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