Considering that the Guinean parliamentarian Alpha Condé, leader of the Guinean People’s Assembly, RPG, a member party of the Socialist International, has been arbitrarily detained since 16 December 1998;
considering that the Socialist International has on different occasions called for the release of Alpha Condé;
considering his trial before the State Security Court on 12 April 2000;
The Socialist International Africa Committee:
expresses its grave concern at the unacceptable conditions under which this trial is taking place;
condemns this show-trial intended to eliminate one of the most important figures from the political life of Guinea; and
demands the release of Alpha Condé.