EU-Guinea: European Union imposes arms embargo on Guinea


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EU-Guinea: European Union imposes arms embargo on Guinea

The European Unions has imposed an arms embargo on Guinea and sanctions against its military leaders. According to BBC, the EU said there had been a gross violation on human rights when troop opened fired on protesters last month. The massacre left over 157 people dead, no less than 1,200 wounded, while many others were raped and beaten. The military junta put the death tool at 57. Earlier this month, Karel de Gucht, EU’s development chief declared that Captain Moussa Dadis Camara the coup leader should be put on trial for crimes against humanity. The International Criminal Court (ICC) has opened an investigation into the deaths and a UN inquiry is also under way.

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