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Guinea: A Triumph for African Democracy

Amos J. Hochstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amos J. Hochstein

From the outside looking in, African elections often look messy, violent and corrupt. But against this backdrop, what is happening today in Guinea deserves a closer look from other African nations and the international community.

A Hopeful Election in Guinea

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

At a moment in which the tide of global democracy is seemingly in reversal, it is heartening to note the enthusiasm with which many voters in Africa a...

The ICC Review Conference, the Crime of Aggression, and International Criminal Justice

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

ICC Review Conference is an historic convening of the highest order for furthering the ultimate goal of ending impunity for the world's gravest crimes.

Citizen Media: Drown Out the Noise

Ruthie Ackerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruthie Ackerman

What makes (the best of) today's journalism different is that citizen journalists the world over have the opportunity to share their hyperlocal, interactive, personal portrayals of their communities.

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 ...

Guinean military on prowl for suspected Camara shooter

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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According to news reports, the ruling junta in Guinea is continuing its manhunt for Lt. Aboubacar “Toumba” Diakite, who allegedly shot mil...

Shocking Stories of Rape in Guinea

Essence | Essence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The people of the West African nation of Guinea continue to struggle with the horrible trauma of a deadly military crackdown on a pro-democracy rally ...

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 Rape, Killes Causes "Deep Outrage", Says U.S. State Dept

Reuters | 55 Mins Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States has "conveyed deep outrage" to the government of Guinea over a violent military crackdown on a protest rally la...

Guinea military round up suspects

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Guinean military "shoot dead" soldiers linked to assassination attempt on president....

Today's News: Guinea, Israeli settlers, and burger prices

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Stories compiled by Mohammad al-Kassim, Channtal Fleischfresser, Connie Kargbo, Ivette Feliciano, Christine Kiernan and Gizem Yarbil and edited by Reb...

Violence in Guinea shocks international community

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Victims of the September 28th events in Conakry. A number of Western governments have stepped up their condemnations of recent violence and b...

The F Word: Immigrant Deaths Covered Up

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Prolonged detention in criminal conditions is not only happening in Gitmo. It's happening in our immigration system.

Liberia: The Real Danger is Not Spending Enough

Ruthie Ackerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruthie Ackerman

Conservatives will ask why during an economic recession should we spend even more money in Liberia. My answer: for the security of Liberia and the entire West African region.

Today: Somalia's corruption and a lost Nabakov novel

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Stories compiled by Gizem Yarbil, Connie Kargbo, Channtal Fleischfresser, Christine Kiernan, Ivette Feliciano, and Mohammad al-Kassim, and edited by ...

In Guinea, the Aftermath of a Massacre

GroundReport.com | GroundReport.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Amid widespread international condemnation of Guinea's military regime, the United Nations announced Friday it would launch a formal investigatio...

Abubakar "Toumba" Diakite, Guinea soldier: I Shot The President

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONAKRY, Guinea — Guinea's former presidential guard chief said Wednesday he shot the country's military strongman earlier this month because th...

Guinea: Attacks On Women, Vicious Rapes Harden Opposition

nytimes.com | ADAM NOSSITER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONAKRY, Guinea Cellphone snapshots, ugly and hard to refute, are circulating here and feeding rage: they show that women were the particular targets ...

Guinea military round up 'suspects'

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Guinean military discipline tested as hunt for president's would-be assassin heats up....

Africa News Focus 24.10.09

SW Radio Africa | SW Radio Africa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Africa News Focus Alex looks at the EU threats of an international arms embargo against Guinea's ruling military junta, amid reports of a flare...

News of the Day for Oct. 8

Bronx News Network | Bronx News Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The newspaper City Hall sat down with Fernando Cabrera, who defeated Maria Baez in the Democratic primary (tantamount to ultimate victory in the heavi...

Africa 2010: 10 Stories to Watch

Alex Thurston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Thurston

As we head into a new year, here are ten of the most important stories to watch in Africa. This list is organized according to my own subjective sense of what's noteworthy.

Guinea: Rapes Fail To Silence Women

npr.org | By Ofeibea Quist | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I have interviewed women and even child survivors of sexual violence before, mostly during civil wars in conflict zones. Naturally, my heart went out ...

Today: Guinea sanctions, Israeli settlers, and burger prices

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Stories compiled by Mohammad al-Kassim, Channtal Fleischfresser, Connie Kargbo, Ivette Feliciano, Christine Kiernan and Gizem Yarbil and edited by Reb...

Guinea Soldier's Testimony on September 28 Massacre in Conakry

GroundReport.com | GroundReport.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The interview below is the testimony of a Guinean soldier who took part in the repression of the opposition demonstration in Conakry, in Guinea, on Se...