A brutal crackdown on demonstrations by authorities in Guinea resulted in the fatal shooting of Alimou Diallo and Mamadou Bela Baldé.
RSF is calling on Guinea’s High Authority for Communication (HAC) to review its decision to suspend journalist Mouctar Bah’s accreditation.
Editor Abdoul Latif Diallo suspected the shooting was linked to stories that he had recently written on the alleged involvement of senior members of the police in the murder of the head of the Treasury Department of Guinea.
A High court judge in Guinea has delivered a controversial judgement in the case of murdered journalist El Hadj Mohamed Diallo.
Guinea’s Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (l’Agence Régulation des Postes et Télécommunications-ARPT) has taken private radio stations Sabari FM, Gangan FM, Djigui FM and Evasion FM off the air.
Guinea’s regime is fast becoming infamous over media rights violations.
Journalist Moussa Moise Sylla is being charged over comments about the state of the Guinean military, aired on a Radio Espace FM programme in November.
Guinean president Alpha Condé has described a strike by teachers in the country as a rebellion and any media house relaying the statements of Aboubacar Soumah, Deputy Secretary General of the Free Union of Teachers and Researchers of Guinea, as accomplices.
Boubacar Camara – a cameraman with the Gnagna TV in Guinea – has been beaten up by a group of gendarmes and police officers who spotted him filming their acts of violence against parties of a land dispute.
At least seven people have been killed after police in Conakry clashed with protesters demanding the reopening of schools.
In 2009, members of Guinea’s Red Berets, burst into a stadium in Conakry, and opened fire on tens of thousands of opposition supporters peacefully gathered there. At the time, Diakité ‘Toumba’ Diakité – who was arrested yesterday – commanded the Red Berets.
In 2015, Guinea made a choice. A year later, Guineans are still waiting for justice.
The disappearance of Espace TV journalist Chérif Diallo is causing a great deal of agitation among his colleagues in Conakry.
Former self-proclaimed President Captain Moussa Dadis Camara has been charged in relation to the 2009 stadium massacre, when security forces opened fire on tens of thousands of opposition supporters peacefully gathered at a stadium in Conakry.