Guinea to Hold Long-Delayed Parliamentary Vote June 30

Guinea’s opposition parties have called for a mass peaceful protest on Thursday against what they call the government’s denial of democracy in the country.

This comes after President Alpha Conde decreed on Sunday that the country’s long-delayed parliamentary elections will take place on June 30 this year.

The elections should have been held six months after Conde took office as president in December 2010. But the opposition repeatedly threatened boycott, claiming the vote would not be free …