Sixty-three protesters were arrested in January and February 2019 for their involvement in a peaceful protest. On 5 February 2020, 59 protesters were formally charged with “criminal association”, “rebellion”, “insult of the State” and “public disturbance and resistance”. Six protesters remain detained. The Public Prosecutor has dropped the cases against four protesters. The Cabinda Provincial Court will now decide whether to accept the charges against the 59 protesters or withdraw the accusations against them.TAKE ACTION:
- Write a letter in your own words or using the sample below as a guide to one or both government officials listed. You can also email, fax, call or Tweet them.
- Click here to let us know the actions you took on Urgent Action 18.19. It’s important to report because we share the total number with the officials we are trying to persuade and the people we are trying to help.