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Media blackout in Guinea

From BBC
President of Guinea, Alpha Conde
President of Guinea, Alpha Conde

Guinean newspapers have not been published today and there have been no TV and radio news bulletins in protest over the killing of a journalist at an opposition rally last week.

It's the first time that the state broadcaster has joined in such a blackout.
Thirty-year-old El Hadj Mohamed Diallo was killed last Friday when he was hit by a bullet during a confrontation between rival opposition supporters.

The government has condemned the killing and officials have promised to find the culprit.

 


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