Ex- junta leader Camara jailed on eve of Guinea stadium massacre trial
01 October 2022 | 4:45 pm
The ex-leader of Guinea’s military junta is jailed on the eve of his trial. He and 10 others stand accused after more than 150 people were murdered and over 100 women raped at an opposition rally in 2009.
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