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Police use teargas to disperse women protesters during a demonstration against a series of bloody crackdowns on opposition demonstrations, in Conakry, Guinea, 13 November 2018

MFWA documents 152 FoE violations in the region during 2018

A disturbing 152 violations ranging from killings to kidnapping, physical attacks, arrests and detentions and freedom of assembly violations were recorded during 2018 and documented by MFWA in their 2018 West Africa Freedom of Expression Monitor report.

Police use teargas to disperse women protesters during a demonstration against a series of bloody crackdowns on opposition demonstrations, in Conakry, Guinea, 13 November 2018

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MFWA documents 152 FoE violations in the region during 2018

Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA)

A disturbing 152 violations ranging from killings to kidnapping, physical attacks, arrests and detentions and freedom of assembly violations were recorded during 2018 and documented by MFWA in their 2018 West Africa Freedom of Expression Monitor report.

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