Resolution on Guinea

Meeting of the Socialist International Africa Committee, Yaoundé, Cameroon, 30 June - 01 July 2000

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.