Further information on UA 148/93 (AFR 31/01/93, 7 May) - Cote d'Ivoire: legal concern: Chantal Leba, and over 40 other students at risk of prosecution under new and controversial legislation

Further information on UA 148/93 (AFR 31/01/93, 7 May) - Cote d'Ivoire: legal concern: Chantal Leba, and over 40 other students at risk of prosecution under new and controversial legislation

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Index Number: AFR 31/002/1993
Date Published: 14 June 1993
Categories: Africa, Cote D'ivoire

All 44 students arrested on 19 April 1993 were provisionaly released on 22 May 1993. However the charges against them have not been dropped, and they still face prosecution under an unjust law introduced in July 1992. The students, some or all of whom may have been prisoners of conscience, were held at the Maison d'Arret et de Correction d'Abidjan (MACA), where conditions are reportedly harsh


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