500,000 Guineans Protest Against Govt, One Stray Bullet

Until a 21-year-old was fatally shot, the anti-government rally had been the most peaceful that one could imagine and probably one of the first to have led each side in the protest to congratulate one another afterwards, writes researcher Joschka Philipps.

Protesters during a nationwide strike (file photo)

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