Guinea protests turn bloody in fight to stop president’s third term | Global development

On the morning of 14 November Abdourahmane Diallo set out on his motorcycle taxi along the pothole-laden roads of Conakry, the bustling capital of Guinea. By nightfall he was dead. His family said the 16-year-old orphan was shot in the ear by police who were targeting opposition supporters in the Bomboly neighbourhood where the Diallos […]

Iran state TV says ‘rioters’ shot and killed in last month’s protests | World news

Iranian state television has acknowledged that security forces killed “rioters” in several cities during the protests that convulsed the country last month, in the fullest admission authorities have given so far of the violence used to put down the demonstrations. Amnesty International says the government’s response to the nationwide unrest that followed a surprise rise […]