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

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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