How Serious Are Guinea Protests?

Opposition-led demonstrations have turned increasingly violent over the past month as Guineans protest against the government's decision to hold presidential elections ahead of municipal polls.

  • Guinea:   How Serious Are Guinea Protests?

    IRIN, 5 May 2015

    There appears to be little appetite for the Guinean opposition's promised campaign of civil disobedience. However, deep-rooted ethnic tensions, suspicions over Ebola and simmering… Read more »

Protesters during a nationwide strike (file photo).

  • Guinea:   Anti-Govt Protesters and Police Clash

    Al Jazeera, 20 April 2015

    Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in the Guinean capital demanding fresh local elections before a presidential vote. Read more »

  • Guinea:   Protester Killed at Guinea Rally

    Al Jazeera, 23 April 2015

    Security forces in Guinea have killed a protester and wounded four others, a medical source and witnesses have said, as opposition supporters clashed with police during… Read more »

  • Guinea:   Five Shot As Guinea Opposition Protests

    Independent (Lagos), 21 April 2015

    At least five people were wounded by gunfire in Guinea's capital, Conakry, on Monday during violent opposition protests against the timing of elections, an opposition leader and a… Read more »


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