More than seven years after the death of Amadou Koumé during his arrest with a strangulation key in Paris, three police officers sentenced to 15 months suspended imprisonment for manslaughter

More than seven years after the death of Amadou Koumé during his arrest with a strangulation key in Paris, three police officers have been sentenced to fifteen months suspended imprisonment for manslaughter. The death of this 33-year-old father was recorded at the tenth arrondissement police station on the night of March 5 to 6, 2015, … Read more

Violent demonstrations in Conakry: 17 police officers injured

Three leaders of a collective in Guinea were charged and imprisoned Thursday for “contempt of court” before a trial scheduled for Friday in Conakry, where their supporters defied the junta’s ban on demonstrations, protesting against their arrest. These demonstrations, which began Tuesday evening, are among the first since the military came to power in a … Read more

Guinea: 17 police officers injured after violent demonstrations

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Seventeen police officers were injured, one of them seriously, after violent spontaneous demonstrations on Tuesday and Wednesday in Conakry which followed the brutal arrest of three leaders of a collective, Guinean police said on Wednesday (July 6th) in a press release. Clashes between security forces and groups of young people erupted in suburban neighborhoods of … Read more