Post-March Update: Guinea Security Forces Fire Live Rounds, 1 Dead and Four Wounded, Plus Video Featuring “Wall of China-Sized” Tear Gas Used to Split March in Two
In a previous post, Guinea Oye wrote that it is customary for security services, during or after marches, to `pursue opposition of marchers into their neighborhoods by security forces to mete out punishment. It happened today again and resulted in the death of a 16 year-old boy. Below is a short article by guineenews.org, about the boy’s death and the injury of other opposition supporters by live ammunition from security forces. Note that the mother of the dead boy says her family cannot mourn in peace because the security forces have besieged their neighborhood.
[Translated into English via Google]
April 25, 2013
It is 17h 40 Guineenews’ reporter and leader of the opposition, Cellou Dalein Diallo, had access to the morgue where rests the moment Boubacar Diallo. Aged only 16, a mechanic by trade, Boubacar Diallo is from Djouriyah prefecture Dalaba.
Inconsolable now, his parents explain to the leader of the UFDG Diallo that it is punishment that they have to have a death without being able to mourn in peace, their neighborhood is besieged by forces .. .
At Donka morgue where we were not allowed to take a picture of the deceased Boubacar Diallo, through a doctor we still found a list of some victims.
Souleymane Bah, 16, was shot in the thigh;
Alhassane Diallo, 22, was shot in the hip;
Aliou Diallo Mamadou, 23, was shot in the thigh;
Lamarana Amadou Bah, 25, has received a cross in the upper lip.