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Guinea-Bissau: Coup attempt underscores human rights concerns

Headline Title:  Guinea-Bissau: Coup attempt underscores human rights concerns 13 April 2012 A military takeover in Guinea-Bissau underscores the country’s serious unresolved human rights concerns, Amnesty International said today. Ongoing tensions within Guinea-Bissau’s military bubbled over on Thursday night and today when members of the armed forces placed parts of the capital Bissau under lockdown, arresting former Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior as well as the interim President Raimundo Pereira and his wife.Stalled investigations into killings of political and military figures…

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