TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Freedom Voices, Health, Human Rights Defenders • Africa, Guinea •
Urgent Action Victory! Activists Arrested for Protesting Released (Guinea: UA 165.19)
Five pro-democracy activists, Alseny Farinta Camara, Moussa Sanoh, Boubacar Diallo, Thierno Seydi Ly and Thierno Oumar Barry, were released on 19 December 2019 in Kindia, western Guinea. Charged with participation in an unauthorized gathering, three of the five activists were given a four-month sentence, including a three-month suspended sentence. The two other activists were acquitted and released.