Guinea opposition rejects referendum result, pledges to respect 2010 constitution

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The Guinean opposition last Saturday, March 28, rejected the result of a constitutional referendum, which they fear will be used by President Alpha Conde to extend his grip on power.

The proposal to change the constitution was hugely controversial in the West African state, spurring mass demonstrations in which at last 32 people have been killed, according to an AFP tally.

The FNDC, an umbrella opposition group, had called for a boycott of the referendum and rejected the result outright. “We …

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