Travel: Organizations and diplomats urgently call for an inclusive dialogue in Guinea

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Un policier regarde des manifestants bloquer des routes et lancer des pierres à Conakry le 28 juillet 2022, après que les autorités ont empêché les partisans du parti d'opposition, le Front national pour la défense de la Constitution (FNDC), de se rassembler dans les rues pour une marche pacifique. © AFP - Cellou Binani A police officer looks at demonstrators blocking roads and launching stones in Conakry on July 28, 2022, after the authorities prevented supporters of the supporters of Opposition party, the National Front for the Defense of the Constitution (FNDC), to come together in the streets for a peaceful march.

Civil society organizations and diplomats denounced this weekend the use of the strength of the junta in Guinea and called an emergency to a national dialogue after demonstrations that killed several people when they were prohibited.

With our correspondent in Conakry, Mouctar Bah

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the different coalitions required in press releases the immediate opening of an inclusive dialogue framework and threatened with new demonstrations from August 15 throughout the national territory.


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They denounced acts of repression, losses in life and all forms of violence recorded during the last demonstrations , but also the prohibition of demonstrations, as well as the instrumentalization of justice and extrajudicial arrests. Thursday and Friday, violent demonstrations in Conakry left at least five dead according to the organizers, only one according to the authorities, three according to the Guinean organization for the defense of human rights and the citizen (OGDH).

In another press release, the OGDH also demanded an independent investigation to determine the circumstances which led to the various cases of death and the immediate and unconditional release of all detainees of opinions.

The junta chaired by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya requisitioned the army for the maintenance of order, and proceeds on Friday and Saturday to dozens of arrests.

Finally, the G5 Guinea, which brings together the United Nations, the Cédéao, the European Union, the United States and France, deplored the excessive appeal to the force and the alleged use of lethal weapons for The maintenance of order, in a press release published yesterday Sunday.

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