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Guinea’s suppression of protests stokes anger as junta loses shine

Mariame Diallo, the mother of Boubacar Diallo, 17, who was killed during the May clashes between demonstrators and security forces, gestures while she is surrounded by relatives and friends who came to support her in Conakry, Guinea, on 11th May, 2023.

Conakry, ReutersReuters With the acrid smell of burning tyres hanging in the air, Conakry resident Mariame Diallo pointed to blood splatters on a wall where she said her teenage brother was shot at close range during a protest against Guinea’s military government on 11th May. “I will never forgive those who killed him,” she said between […]