News Alerts

20 Nov 2018 | 05:57 PM UTC

Guinea: Dead-city protest, march planned in Conakry Nov. 21-22 /update 13

Guinea News Alert

The Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) party calls for a dead-city protest in Conakry on November 21, demonstration march on November 22; avoid all gatherings

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/20/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/22/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Conakry). COUNTRY/REGION Conakry

Read all related news alert(s):


The Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG) and other opposition parties have called on supporters to participate in a "dead-city" protest in Conakry on Wednesday, November 21, to protest the government of President Alpha Condé. Organizers have also indicated the UFDG will lead a "peaceful" march in Conakry from the Bambeto roundabout to Carrefour T5 in Wanindara district on Thursday, November 22. A heightened security presence can be expected around all demonstrations. Clashes between protesters and police cannot be ruled out.


Opposition protests have been held since mid-October to denounce the government of President Alpha Condé and the fact that some officials elected in controversial local elections held February 4 have not yet been sworn in. At least 100 people have been killed in clashes with security forces since Condé took power in 2010.


Individuals in Conakry are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations and protests due to the risk of violence, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news