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  • Funeral Killings Ahead of New Round of Guinea Demonstrations

    Funeral Killings Ahead of New Round of Guinea Demonstrations

    Expand People protest on the streets of Conakry, Guinea, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Youssouf Bah The government of Guinea should ens…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Guinea: End Crackdown on Opponents to New Constitution

    Guinea: End Crackdown on Opponents to New Constitution

    Expand Police arrest a protester in Conakry, Guinea, on October 14, 2019. At least 9 people have been killed and dozens arrested during protests that  began on October 14 against…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Guinea: Crackdown on Right to Protest

    Guinea: Crackdown on Right to Protest

    Expand Police and gendarmes confront protesters in Conakry on February 6, 2018 during a demonstration over contested local elections results. Guinea’s government has, since July 2…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Guinea: Families of Victims of 2009 Massacre Still Awaiting Justice
    “A decade has passed since the stadium massacre in Conakry, but for those who lost their sons, daughters, fathers or mothers, the horror of that day remains forever etched in their memory,” said Asmaou Diallo, president of AVIPA. “Ten years is…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Guinea: A Decade Later, No Justice for Massacre
    Families of victims of the September 2009 massacre by Guinea’s security forces are still awaiting justice 10 years later, 6 human rights groups said today. The groups released this video to mark the massacre’s tenth anniversary, featuring victim…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Guinea: A Decade Later, No Justice for Massacre

    Guinea: A Decade Later, No Justice for Massacre

    September 25, 2019Video Guinea: A Decade Later, No Justice for Massacre Families of victims of the September 2009 massacre by Guinea’s s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Guinean President’s US Visit Comes at Critical Moment

    Guinean President’s US Visit Comes at Critical Moment

    Expand Anti-riot police clash with Guinean opposition supporters in Conakry on March 22, 2018. © 2018 CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images Guinean Preside…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Guinea
    IntroductionThe government of President Alpha Condé, who will complete his second term as president in 2020, has made some progress in consolidating the rule of law and improving the conduct of the security forces. However, the government has left…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Critical Time for Human Rights in Guinea

    Critical Time for Human Rights in Guinea

    Expand Anti-riot police clash with Guinean opposition supporters in Conakry on March 22, 2018.  © 2018 CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images. Next year, G…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Guinea: New Law Could Shield Police From Prosecution

    Guinea: New Law Could Shield Police From Prosecution

    Expand  Gendarmes respond to an opposition demonstration in Conakry, Guinea, on November 15, 2018.  © 2018 Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images Guinea…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

IRIN: Guinea

  • A short history of an Ebola vaccine

    A short history of an Ebola vaccine

    When alarming reports of a deadly disease outbreak landed on the desk of Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe – the leading virologist in what was then known as Zaire – he sent an employee  from the capital of Kinshasa to Kikwit, a city in the southwestern…
    - 4 Jun 19, 10:01am -
  • Survival lessons for Congo in the aftershock of West Africa’s Ebola crisis

    Survival lessons for Congo in the aftershock of West Africa’s Ebola crisis

    Although Alsény Touré managed to escape the West African Ebola epidemic, the shadow of the disease still lingers over his life. On most days he’s grateful he survived when more than 11,000 people in three countries didn’t. On some, he’s not s…
    - 16 May 19, 12:10pm -
  • Opinion | Ebola responders must learn language lessons from the 2014 epidemic
    August 2014 was a scary time in West Africa. Ebola was spreading rapidly and the international community was waking up to a disaster that ultimately killed more than 11,000 people.In the midst of the epidemic, UNICEF and Catholic Relief Services pub…
    - 15 Aug 18, 7:26am -
  • “People’s science”: How West African communities fought the Ebola epidemic and won

    “People’s science”: How West African communities fought the Ebola epidemic and won

    Three years on from the start of the West African Ebola epidemic, lessons are still being learned. And the most surprising are not coming from the scientists, but from the affected communities themselves; about how, with hardly any help, they tackled…
    - 26 Jan 17, 9:45am -
  • Five rare humanitarian success stories of 2016 (plus caveats)

    Five rare humanitarian success stories of 2016 (plus caveats)

    It’s hard to see the silver lining around a year as awful as 2016, but a few good news stories did emerge. Here are some recent successes from the humanitarian world, with our caveats:Paris Agreement enters into forceGiven that 2016 broke a numb…
    - 29 Dec 16, 3:25am -
  • Polio hopes and Zika fears in the vaccine race

    Polio hopes and Zika fears in the vaccine race

    It’s busy times for the vaccine industry – a new vaccine against dengue fever has been deployed in the Philippines, research for a vaccine against Zika virus is gaining steam (although questions remain over the threat it poses), the Ebola outbrea…
    - 6 Apr 16, 11:57am -
  • A look back at Ebola
    The past year has been a roller coaster ride for West Africa, with Ebola coming and going and coming and going, and then coming once again. But now, after nearly two years battling the deadly virus, the region finally seems to be Ebola-free. None of…
    - 27 Dec 15, 7:00pm -
  • Ebola: Where are we now?
    For the first time in more than a year, no one in either Sierra Leone or Liberia is being treated for Ebola, raising hopes that after more than 11,000 deaths and 28,000 infections throughout West Africa, the epidemic could finally be winding down.Bu…
    - 26 Aug 15, 7:00pm -
  • Post-Ebola Syndrome: It's not over for Ebola survivors
    West Africa’s Ebola outbreak might be winding down, but the struggles facing survivors in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are far from over.Beyond psycho-social problems related to stigma and post-traumatic stress disorder, more than half of surv…
    - 9 Aug 15, 7:00pm -
  • Ebola vaccine: reason to be hopeful?
    News that an Ebola vaccine trialled in Guinea has proved 100 percent effective has elicited both excitement and caution from a range of actors closely involved in the outbreak, which also struck Liberia and Sierra Leone and has claimed more than 11,0…
    - 30 Jul 15, 7:00pm -

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  • 'Russians have special status': politics and mining mix in Guinea
    Activist alleges Russian mining companies are given advantages in country that gets third of its revenues from the sectorWhen Alpha Condé started hinting he wanted to change Guinea’s constitution to allow himself a third term as president, he foun…
    - 85 days ago, 27 Aug 19, 12:00am -
  • Guinea student returns to exam 30 minutes after giving birth
    18-year-old from Mamou says she was eager to complete physics part of baccalaureateNothing could deter Fatoumata Kourouma Conde from completing the high-school exam for which she had spent the past year preparing. Not even childbirth.The 18-year-old…
    - 18 Jul 19, 1:35pm -
  • Texas couple sentenced for enslaving Guinean woman for 16 years
    Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure receive seven yearsToure is son of late Guinean president Sekou ToureA Texas couple have been sentenced to seven years in federal prison each for enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years.A federal judge in Fort Wo…
    - 23 Apr 19, 8:04am -
  • Chinese dam project in Guinea could kill up to 1,500 chimpanzees
    Planned Koukoutamba dam to be built in reserve established to protect chimps from miningUp to 1,500 chimpanzees could be killed by a new Chinese dam that will swamp a crucial sanctuary for the endangered primate in Guinea, experts have warned.The 294…
    - 28 Feb 19, 1:00am -
  • Beny Steinmetz settles dispute with Guinea over iron ore project
    Mining group agrees to walk away from Simandou project after deal with governmentThe mining group controlled by the controversial tycoon Beny Steinmetz is to walk away from a massive iron ore project in Guinea as part of an agreement that settles a l…
    - 25 Feb 19, 1:12pm -
  • From spectacular orchids to towering trees – 2018's top new plant discoveries
    Around the world, species hunters unearth 128 vascular plants and 44 species of fungi, many already facing extinctionA spectacular orchid sold from a barrow in a Laos market, a flower which may contain cancer-fighting chemicals, and a tall tree found…
    - 21 Dec 18, 1:01am -
  • Chimp sanctuary created by World Bank threatened by World Bank-backed dam
    Bank helped create reserve for endangered primates, but has since funded studies used to approve dam that would flood newly created habitat Less than a year after it helped to create one of the planet’s most important chimpanzee sanctuaries, the Wo…
    - 3 Aug 18, 6:45am -
  • Red Cross 'outraged' over pilfering of Ebola aid millions by its own staff
    Organisation confirms misappropriation of almost $6m donated to fight deadly 2014 outbreak that claimed more than 11,000 lives in west AfricaThe Red Cross has admitted that millions of dollars meant for fighting the deadly outbreak of Ebola in west A…
    - 3 Nov 17, 1:49pm -
  • SFO says it is investigating Rio Tinto over Guinea operations
    Mining group says it will ‘fully cooperate’ with authorities investigating suspected corruptionThe Serious Fraud Office has opened an investigation into how the mining company Rio Tinto conducted business in the Republic of Guinea. “The Serious…
    - 25 Jul 17, 1:35am -
  • Mali: three UN peacekeepers die in attack by Al-Qaida affiliate
    Rocket and mortar fire on UN camp in north of country kills three Guinean peacekeepers and injures eight othersJihadists launched an attack on a United Nations camp in northern Mali, killing three peacekeepers from the west African nation of Guinea a…
    - 10 Jun 17, 1:16am -
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