Guinea: A commando attacks the home of a CNTG unionist

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The house of Abdul Kader Camara, the first secretary general of the National Confederation of Guinea Workers (CNTG) was attacked in the early hours of Tuesday at about 2 am by a group of ten armed persons.

The attack comes a few hours before the final verdict of the Court of Appeal of Conakry in the case "Amadou Diallo and Yamoussa Toure for the post of Secretary General of the CNTG."

Reached by telephone, the victim said: "I was attacked between one and two in the morning. The operation lasted nearly 45 minutes. They came in a vehicle, ten in numbers. They tackled the big gate of the court, after they broke the door of my living room. After my living room, they headed straight for my door. They fired two bullets. They returned and pointed a gun on me. They They took my laptop bag where I had 500 000 Guinean francs. They picked up everything they could. People have called the police. They said they have no vehicle to move. Fortunately, the bullet did not hit me. But, I must say that we are seriously threatened»

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