Police fires Tear Gas at Students on Peaceful Demonstration

Police fires Tear Gas at Students on Peaceful Demonstration

10 Jan 2019, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

To protest for the teachers’ strike to end so that schools can resume, students demonstrated in Bissau. Police fired tear gas at them, and arrested five people. Eight or more people were wounded.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceGuinea-Bissau
Date of Occurrence08 Nov 2018
Security Agents InvolvedThe Police
Legal FoundationsArticle 33, 43 and 44 of the constitution.
Rights ImplicatedProtection from unlawful arrest. right to participate in the nation’s political life, rights to freedom of demonstration
Casualties

Eight or more people were wounded, and five were arrested.

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