UN Threatens Guinea Bissau with SanctionsThe United Nations Security Council says it may consider targeted sanctions against the leaders and supporters of the military coup.
Guinea Bissau: UN Demands 'Immediate' Restoration of Constitution
UN News, 21 April 2012
Raising the possibility of targeted sanctions, the United Nations Security Council today demanded the immediate restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau, as well as the… Read more »
Remnants of Guinea-Bissau's 1998-1999 civil war.
Guinea Bissau: West African Bloc Rejects Junta Rule
IPS, 21 April 2012
Six West African heads of state will attend a regional summit in Guinea on Monday, to discuss the situation in neighbouring Guinea and Cape Verde, where an Apr. 12 coup… Read more »
Guinea Bissau: Foreigners Flee Country After Coup
RNW Africa, 19 April 2012
Growing insecurity in Guinea Bissau, following the recent military coup d'état, has left foreign nationals extremely concerned. Some are pushed to find refuge in southern… Read more »
Guinea Bissau: Red Cross Visits Detained President, PM
ICRC, 19 April 2012
On 18 April, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited Interim President Raimundo Preira and Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Júnior, who were detained… Read more »