International Community Sees ‘Irregularities’ in Guinea Poll

In Guinea, tensions continue to run high following the September 28 legislative election. The opposition wants the vote invalidated for alleged fraud and has threatened protests. Western and regional diplomats are now saying there were “irregularities” in certain districts.

Representatives from the United Nations and the West African regional bloc ECOWAS, as well as the E.U., France and the United States, say they have identified “shortcomings and irregularities” in eight …