Burkinabe Soldiers Detain and Severely Beat Seventy-Four Men.

Burkinabe Soldiers Detain and Severely Beat Seventy-Four Men.

11 Jan 2019, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Burkinabe soldiers detained approximately 74 men and severely beat many of them during a cross-border operation near the border with Mali. The soldiers accused the detainees of supporting the Burkinabe Islamist armed group Ansaroul Islam. The soldiers allegedly transported 44 of the men into Burkina Faso for questioning, and two of the detainees died from mistreatment shortly after arriving in Djibo

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceBurkina Faso
Date of Occurrence09 Jun 2017
Security Agents Involved Burkinable Soldiers
Legal FoundationsArticle 2 of the Burkinafaso Constitution
Rights ImplicatedRight to dignity
Actions Taken

Two of the detainees allegedly died

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