Burkinabe Soldiers detain 74 and possibly kill 207 Dec 2018, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
According to videos shared on social media and reports in the local press, Gendarmes assaulted several protesting truck drivers, injuring at least one of them
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Burkina Faso|
|State of Occurrence||Abia|
|Date of Occurrence||09 Jan 2017|
|Security Agents Involved||National Gendarmerie|
|Legal Foundations||Article 2 of the Burkina Faso Constitution|
|Rights Implicated||Right to dignity|
According to press reports, the minister of security publicly told the gendarmes that no legal action would be taken against them.
Two of the detainees allegedly died.