2009 Guinea massacre: Former dictator accused of killing proteste

2009 guinea massacre: former dictator accused of killing proteste

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Guinea’s former military ruler Moussa Dadis Camara goes on trial on Wednesday.

He and 12 others are accused of killing 150 protesters in 2009.

Human rights groups say it is a landmark trial.

Al Jazeera’s @Ahmed Idris reports from Conakry, Guinea.

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In This Story: Guinea

Guinea is a country in West Africa, bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. Formerly known as French Guinea (French: Guinée française), the modern country is sometimes referred to as Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from other countries with “Guinea” in the name.

It’s known for the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, in the southeast. The reserve protects a forested mountain range rich in native plants and animals, including chimpanzees and the viviparous toad. On the coast, the capital city, Conakry, is home to the modern Grand Mosque and the National Museum.

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