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Burkina Faso: Prominent Rights Activist Abducted

By Human Rights Watch
(Nairobi) – The government of Burkina Faso should immediately investigate and provide information on the whereabouts of the prominent human rights activist Daouda Diallo, Human Rights Watch said today. On December 1, 2023, at about 4 p.m., four or more unidentified men abducted Diallo, the secretary-general of the Collective Against Impunity and Stigmatization of Communities (Collectif contre l'Impunité et la Stigmatisation des Communautés, CISC) in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou. Diallo had just left the government’s passport office after a meeting with officers to renew his passport. The…

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