Judges Conclude 2009 Massacre Inquiry
[HRW] Nairobi -The panel of Guinean judges investigating the September 28, 2009 massacre of more than 150 protesters and rape of 100 women by the security forces during a peaceful protest concluded their investigation on November 9 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The development is a major, much-awaited step in ensuring justice for the victims.
Radio Station Suspended 'For Undermining National Security'
[MFWA] Conakry-based Espace FM has been suspended for a week by Guinea's media regulator, Haute autoritÃ© de la communication (HAC), after airing a programme that the regulator deemed to be prejudicial to national security.
Gendarmes Raid Radio Station
[MFWA] Gendarmes have stormed the premises of Radio Gangan in Conakry and arrested three of its management personnel, while the station's transmission has been scrambled by the Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ARPT) in Guinea over what the authorities claim to be speculations on the network about the death of Guinea president, Alpha CondÃ©.
'Laws Are Just Pieces of Paper' If Not Enforced, Says Rights Activist
[Deutsche Welle] Many West African women have experienced physical violence in their lives. Guinean women's rights activist Binta Ann says laws are not enough - governments need to follow through to help protect women.
Germans Get the Better of Game Guinea
[CAF] Germany struggled to get the better of an energetic Guinean side but came away with a 3-1 victory that sends them through to the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.