Protesters marched in Bissau07 Dec 2018, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
In response to a protest lead by the Collective of Democratic Political Parties (CPPD), where protesters marched in the capital city, police officers used tear gas and force to disperse protesters, who retaliated by throwing rocks at the officers. The march was an “anti-government” protest. At least fourteen arrests and ten casualities were counted.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Guinea-Bissau|
|Country of Occurrence||Bissau|
|Date of Occurrence||16 Nov 2017|
|Security Agents Involved||Police|
|Legal Foundations||Article 33, section 1; article 43, section 1; and article 44 of the constitution.|
|Rights Implicated||Protection from unlawful arrest; "the right ... to participate in the nation’s political ... life"; "freedom of demonstration".|
At least fourteen arrests and ten casualities were counted.