Matthias Raynal


Matthias Raynal is a correspondent in Guinea when, on 28 September 2022, a trial opens for mass crimes, the first in the country's history. 13 years earlier, on the same date, more than 150 people were massacred by the security forces at an opposition rally in Conakry stadium. Based in the Guinean capital since 2021, where he works in particular with RFI and TV5 Monde, Matthias Raynal devotes a large part of his work to this trial. Before coming to Guinea, he was a correspondent in Tunisia and Morocco.

Defendants take the stand first at Conakry trial

In Guinea, the floor was given first to the defendants in the trial of the September 28 massacre. At the start of hearings on the substance, the first role went to Moussa Tiégboro Camara and the second to Marcel Guilavogui, respectively minister and bodyguard of the junta leader at the time of the events.
By Matthias Raynal (correspondent in Conakry, Guinea)
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