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Guinea-Bissau: “Democratic Example” Forces USE to Relegate Trial of Scammers to Background

The need to maintain stability in the current phase of the political calendar, given the greater international projection of the country, relegated to the background the process related to the attempted coup of 01.FEB. The Attorney General's Office accused a total of 26 people involved in the coup, most of them military personnel. BUBO NA TCHUTO, TCHAMI IALÁ, PAPIS DJEME, ARMINDO CELESTINO GOMES and WILSON BARBOSA are considered by the prosecution as the main leaders of the attempted coup d'état.

Local sources considered that the prosecution of the Public Ministry lacked, however, by leaving out the moral authors of the coup, focusing only on those who took up arms under orders from above. READ MORE