Burkina Faso: In the wake of the Solhan massacre, the priority must be to protect the people

Index Number: AFR 60/4249/2021

Amnesty International condemns in the strongest possible terms the massacre carried out by unidentified armed men in the village of Solhan (Sebba commune, Yagha province) on the night of 4-5 June 2021, resulting in the deaths of at least 130 people. This was the deadliest attack on civilians since armed groups began operating in Burkina Faso in 2016.

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