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Guinea-Bissau: Increasing repression in wake of military coup

Headline Title:  Guinea-Bissau: Increasing repression in wake of military coup 17 April 2012 Growing restrictions on protesters, the media and freedom of movement are fuelling fear and insecurity in the wake of the military coup in Guinea-Bissau, Amnesty International said. “Increasingly repressive measures are being employed by the military as they try to stifle mounting criticism within the country and internationally,” said Marisé Castro, Amnesty International’s Guinea-Bissau expert. Sources in the capital city Bissau told Amnesty International that military checkpoints and road…

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