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The coalition which animated the mobilization against the third term of the Guinean President now fallen Alpha Condé has published on Friday a list of a hundred people whose exclusion she claims the exclusion public affairs and transition.
on this list are many members of the former government - including the former Prime Minister Ibrahima Kassory Fofana and the former Minister of Defense Mohamed Diané - police and gendarmerie commanders, judges - whose president of the Constitutional Court - Prosecutors, Governors and Prefects.
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all are accused by the National Front for the Defense of the Constitution (FNDC), coalition of political movements and civil society, for allowing Mr. Conde to obtain a third controversial mandate in October 2020 at the head of This country in West Africa.
They are subject to prosecution "before a competent jurisdiction of the African Union" (AU), said one of the leaders of the FNDC, Ibrahima Diallo, at a press conference.
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"For the moment, they are considered as alleged authors or co-authors of the Putsch Constitutional +, people to extirpate any process back to the constitutional order, While waiting for justice to pronounce, "he said.
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The list, preceded by a text calling on that all the persons mentioned are "banned transition", then had to be given to Colonel Mamady Dumbouya, Chief of the Junta, the "National Committee of Gathering and Development" ( CNRD).
before the coup of September 5 against Mr. Conde, Colonel Doumbouya and the commander of the gendarmerie for the region of Conakry, Colonel Balla Samoura, both members of the Junta, were on similar lists of the FNDC. as long as responsible for the repression of the Conde regime.
"At the beginning of our fight, we called the army to take up his responsibilities and set up behind the aspirations of the people of Guinea. That's what both did and on the basis of that, we decided to Scratch from the list, "said Diallo.
M. Conde had a new constitution adopted by referendum and invoked this fundamental change of law to represent each other after two mandates, despite months of protest repressed in the blood. Its vigorous re-election contested by the opposition had been preceded and followed by many arrests.
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