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50 Deaths Recorded in Guinea's Protests Ahead of National Elections

Amnesty International has reported that 50 people have died in anti-government protests following President Alpha Conde's run for third presidential bid.

Guinea president Alpha Conde's run for third term has reportedly resulted in the death of 50 people ahead of planned national elections this month, Al Jazeera reports. An Amnesty International report has condemned the government's stance on non accountability for the reported deaths. The West African country has been ruled with an iron fist since last year since rising opposition against Conde.

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