Police fires Tear Gas at Students on Peaceful Demonstration10 Jan 2019, by CS Database in
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 Occurrence||Guinea-Bissau|
|Date of Occurrence||08 Nov 2018|
|Security Agents Involved||The Police|
|Legal Foundations||Article 33, 43 and 44 of the constitution.|
|Rights Implicated||Protection from unlawful arrest. right to participate in the nation’s political life, rights to freedom of demonstration|
Eight or more people were wounded, and five were arrested.