Guinea: Further information: Activist still held despite release orders: Saïkou Yaya Diallo

Saïkou Yaya Diallo, the legal coordinator of the National Front for the Defence of the Constitution (FNDC), remains held in arbitrary detention despite two court-issued release orders. He is being held in Conakry prison, in the Guinean capital, on fabricated charges of ‘assault, violence, threats and public insults’. Saïkou Yaya Diallo suffers from chronic diabetes and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic is at a heightened risk of contracting the virus. He must be immediately and unconditionally released.

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