Guinea Bissau Military Cracks Down on Protesters11 Jan 2019, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
A group of people invaded the Presidential Palace forecourt to protest against the President’s nomination of a new Prime Minister. In response, military personnel attacked the protesters, leading to a stampede. Six people were injured, “including two members of parliament and a police officer”.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Guinea-Bissau|
|Date of Occurrence||26 May 2016|
|Security Agents Involved||The Military|
|Legal Foundations||Article 32, section 2; article 43, section 1; and article 44 of the constitution.|
|Rights Implicated||Right to freedom of demonstration".|
Six people were injured with three in critical condition.