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Guinea: New Law Could Shield Police From Prosecution

Expand   Gendarmes respond to an opposition demonstration in Conakry, Guinea, on November 15, 2018.   © 2018 Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images Guinea’s president should not put into effect a new law that gives gendarmes too much discretion to use firearms and could shield them from prosecution in case of unlawful killings, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. Guinea’s security forces have a record of using excessive force in responding to often violent street protests Guinea’s National Assembly passed a law proposed by the government on the use of arms by the gendarmerie on…

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