Guinea: Post-Election Violence, Repression –

New York — Investigate Use of Excessive Force; Hold Those Responsible to Account

The post presidential-election period in Guinea has been marred with violence and repression, with at least 12 people dead, Human Rights Watch said today. Following the October 18, 2020 election, security forces used excessive force to disperse opposition-led demonstrations in the capital, Conakry.

The main opposition candidate, Cellou Dalein Diallo, was held under de facto house arrest, without charge, from October…


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