joy in the families of released prisoners

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Four opposition leaders in Guinea, who have been imprisoned since November 2020, were granted divorce and returned to their homes on Saturday pending trial. They were warmly welcomed there by their relatives. But concerns remain for those who are still being held. Reportage.

These Guinean Union Democratic Union officials, Ibrahima Chérif Bah, Ousmane Gaoual Diallo, Abdoulaye Bah and Cellou Baldé, all four patients, according to a state media press release, were warmly welcomed into their respective families.

But about these four opponents of the Alpha Condéont regime got trial on Saturday, this is not the case for many other prisoners, reminds Maître Abdoulaye Keïta, lawyer for the opponents: we have a list of about 350 people, the lawyer explains to our correspondent. MoktarBah, some of them are unknown to us and we are identifying them. Some who are detained for nine months are ill and others, as Roger Bamba died in prison, the lawyer reminds.

Roger bambawas a member of the Communications Cell and Youth Leader of the Union for Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG), the largest opposition party, led by Cellou Dalein Diallo. He died a few hours after being transferred to the capital hospital. He was arrested after exchanging messages about the political situation in the country, according to his wife, who accuses the authorities of ill-treatment and state crime.

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