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)
Man Killed as 500,000 Join Opposition Rally
Al Jazeera, 17 August 2016
A man has been shot dead by police at an anti-government rally in Guinea's capital, according to officials, as more than half a million people protested against alleged state… Read more »
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 »
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 ... Read more »
Demonstrators burnt tyres and barricaded roads across Conakry, demanding fresh local elections before a presidential vote.
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