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World Popular Resistance Clippings 27/2/2014

Teenage Deaths Trigger Riots in Guinea Mobs rioted in the Guinean capital Conakry and in a mining town further north over the deaths of two teenagers in separate incidents, police and witnesses told Agence France Presse on Thursday. A policeman … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 19/2/2014

Pipeline Workers Attacked in Remote Area of Peru LIMA, Peru—Gas-transportation company Transportadora de Gas del Peru SA said Tuesday that unknown individuals attacked workers that were building a compressor plant in a remote area of southern Peru that is rife … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 12/2/2014

5 Injured In Riots Over Power Blackout In Guinean Capital Five people, including two security officers were injured in riots over lack of electricity in the Guinean capital Conakry, hospital sources disclosed on Tuesday. The protest-induced violence erupted on Monday … Continue reading

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Resident: 7 killed in southern Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — A resident of a village in southern Guinea says that security forces opened fire with live ammunition, killing at least five residents in Zogota after a mining protest this weekend. He says villagers later riposted, killing … Continue reading

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Pension protests block Guinea CBG bauxite factory

CONAKRY May 16 (Reuters) – A railway occupation by former employees of Guinea’s state bauxite company CBG, a joint venture with Alcoa and Rio Tinto, is starving its factory of ore supplies for processing, senior company officials told Reuters on … Continue reading

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One killed as Guinea power protests turn bloody: officials

CONAKRY — At least one person was killed and some 30 were injured as Guinean soldiers fired on a crowd protesting electricity cuts in the port city of Kamsar north of the capital Conakry, residents and officials said Tuesday. An … Continue reading

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At least one killed in Guinea riots over power outage

CONAKRY (Reuters) – At least one person was killed during riots in a bauxite mining town in Guinea on Monday over power outages, witnesses said. They were protesting after repeated power outages in Kamsar, where the world’s top exporter of … Continue reading

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Workers launch indefinite strike at Guinea port

Workers at Conakry’s container port, managed by French group Bollore, launched an indefinite strike Friday, demanding better working conditions after month of failed negotiations. Some 400 employees barricaded the entrance gates, chasing away African and European expatriate workers who did … Continue reading

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Semafo unsure of resuming work at Guinea gold mine

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Canadian gold miner Semafo said it is unsure when it will be able to resume operations at its Kiniero mine in Guinea, where it recently halted work. “The stoppage is a precautionary measure following a protest … Continue reading

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Protest ends at RUSAL Guinea plant, ops normal

CONAKRY, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Operations at RUSAL’s Friguia alumina refinery in Guinea have returned to normal after a protest by former workers blocked rail shipments from the plant, a spokesperson for the company said on Thursday. “The situation has … Continue reading

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