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US, EU and France Embassies Joint Statement on September 28 Stadium Massacre
September 25, 2020

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Conakry, September 25, 2020

For Immediate Release

On the eleventh anniversary of the September 28, 2009 stadium massacre, the Embassies of the United States of America and France, and the Delegation of the European Union urge the Government of Guinea to hold a trial as soon as possible so that all those responsible for this heinous crime are held accountable before a court of law. We send our deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the massacre, who deserve to see justice. Furthermore, ensuring justice for the victims of the massacre and other acts of political violence within the formal justice system will demonstrate the government’s commitment to promoting peace, repudiating all forms of violence and upholding the rule of law.

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