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Guinea: Red flags ahead of the 2020 presidential election: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 35th session of the UPR Working Group, January 2020

, Index number: AFR 29/1080/2019

Ten years after the repression of a peaceful protest against the military junta on 28 September 2009 in Conakry, during which at least 150 people were killed and more than 100 women were raped and subjected to other forms of sexual violence by members of the security forces, the human rights situation in Guinea remains fragile and is likely to deteriorate as political tensions flare up ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

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