Camp Boiro

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Camp Boiro or Camp Mamadou Boiro (1960–1984) is a defunct Guinean concentration camp within Conakry city. During the regime of President Ahmed Sékou Touré, thousands of political opponents were imprisoned at the camp.[1] It has been estimated that almost 5,000 people were executed or died from torture or starvation at the camp.[2] According to other estimates, the number of victims was ten times higher: 50,000.[3]

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Camp Boiro is located in Conakry
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Map of Guinea showing the location of Camp Boiro, Conakry.
Coordinates: 9°32′13″N 13°41′08″W
CountryFlag_of_Guinea.svg Guinea
RegionConakry Region