Côte d'Ivoire: the price of freedom
An account of arbitrary detention
Abidjan prison (MACA) is the largest facility in the country, and the population is over three times the prison’s capacity. David D. was held there for 29 months on remand. Today, he is on parole and still awaiting trial. Arbitrary detention, inhumane and degrading treatment, and the fight for justice: this is David’s testimony about his imprisonment.