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Guinea Coup

Guinea: UN Verifies Atrocities -- Murder, Rape, Torture (update)

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

A 59-page UN inquiry determined that the junta leader of the West African nation of Guinea "had direct responsibility" for killings, rapes and other atrocities against peaceful protesters.

Guinea Soldiers Open Fire On President Moussa "Dadis" Camara

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONAKRY, Guinea — A renegade faction of Guinea's presidential guard opened fire on the African country's leader Thursday, slightly wounding him ...

Guinea Soldiers Raped Women In Streets, Killed Dozens Of Protesters, Say Witnesses

AP | ALHASSAN SILLAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONAKRY, Guinea — Guinea's government said Tuesday it would investigate why troops opened fire on protesters at a pro-democracy rally. A human r...

Funeral For Guinea's Dictator Attended By Tens Of Thousands

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOUSSAYAH, Guinea — Tens of thousands of loyalists on Friday mourned the dictator who ruled Guinea for nearly a quarter-century, lining the road...

Guinea Prime Minister Surrenders To Junta

AP | ABOU BAKR and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONAKRY, Guinea — Guinea's coup leader solidified his hold over this impoverished West African nation Thursday as the prime minister who served ...

Guinea: Military Group Says No Elections For 2 Years

AP | ABOU BAKR and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONAKRY, Guinea — The leader of a coup in Guinea and several thousand soldiers paraded through the capital Wednesday as cheering crowds screamed...