Source: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
ACHPR Comm 249/02 : Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (on behalf of Sierra Leonean refugees in Guinea) / Guinea
It is alleged by the Complainant that on 9th September 2000, Guinean President Lansana Conté proclaimed over the national radio that Sierra Leonean refugees in Guinea should be arrested, searched and confined to refugee camps. His speech incited soldiers and civilians alike to engage in mass discrimination against Sierra Leonean refugees in violation of Article 2 of the African Charter.
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