8 July 2017

Guinea Bissau: Protesters Call for Political Change

Photo: Site de Paulo Gomes
(file photo).

Tension is mounting in Guinea Bissau between President Jose Mario Vaz and parliament which has not been able to pass a single law in the last two years. The unrest has spilled onto the streets as protesters call for political change and stability.

It has led a 500-strong West African force in the country since 2012 to change plans and remain in the country for another three months.

Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from the capital Bissau.

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