Govt Must Ensure Security Forces Show Restraint

[HRW] Guinea’s government should ensure that its security forces act with restraint and respect to preserve human life in responding to opposition protests, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. Since local elections on February 4, 2…

[HRW] Guinea's government should ensure that its security forces act with restraint and respect to preserve human life in responding to opposition protests, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. Since local elections on February 4, 2018, at least 15 people have been killed and scores injured in deadly clashes between the security forces, opposition demonstrators, and government supporters. Opposition leaders have suspended protests for Easter weekend but said that they will resume April 5.

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IMF Executive Board Approves US$170.1 Million under the ECF Arrangement for Guinea

[IMF] On December 11, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Guinea for an amount equivalent to SDR 120.488 million (about US$170 million, or 56….

[IMF] On December 11, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Guinea for an amount equivalent to SDR 120.488 million (about US$170 million, or 56.25 percent of Guinea's quota).

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Authorities Strike Again – Four Radio Stations Shut Down

[MFWA] In what looks like a continuation of recent hostility against the media in Guinea, the authorities have shut down four radio stations over nonpayment of license fees.

[MFWA] In what looks like a continuation of recent hostility against the media in Guinea, the authorities have shut down four radio stations over nonpayment of license fees.

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Panel of Guinean Judges Concludes Investigation Into 2009 Conakry Stadium Massacre

[PR Newswire] Washington -The United States welcomes the progress made by the panel of Guinean judges investigating the September 28, 2009 massacre of more than 150 protesters and rape of 100 women by security forces during a peaceful protest in Conakr…

[PR Newswire] Washington -The United States welcomes the progress made by the panel of Guinean judges investigating the September 28, 2009 massacre of more than 150 protesters and rape of 100 women by security forces during a peaceful protest in Conakry, Guinea. On November 9, 2017, the domestic panel reached an important milestone when the judges formally concluded their investigation and brought charges against more than 14 suspects.

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The European Union Announces €400 Million to Support Guinea

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Union has announced that it will contribute ?400 million to the National Economic and Social Development Plan for Guinea presented today at the Consultative Group’s meeting in Paris.

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European Union has announced that it will contribute ?400 million to the National Economic and Social Development Plan for Guinea presented today at the Consultative Group's meeting in Paris.

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