Guinea: The Transition Has Only Just Begun.

21 12 2009

URL: http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=5960&l=1. Source: International Crisis Group.

The junta that took control on 23 December 2008, hours after the long-time, authoritarian President Lansana Conté died, is in danger of resorting to repressive measures of its own, as its popular support dives along with the economy. Since there is also a risk of a counter-coup from dissatisfied army elements, a democratic transition at best faces a long and difficult road.

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