Guinea Reporter Killed During Clash Between Opposition Party

  • Committee to Protect Journalists calls for quick justice
  • Journalist was shot outside meeting of opposition party office

A reporter was killed in Guinea while covering a meeting between opposition members in the capital on Friday.

El-Hadj Mohamed Diallo was shot dead as members of the Union of Democratic Forces clashed outside their offices in Conakry, the advocacy group for journalists said in an e-mailed statement. Diallo had been covering the party vice president’s attempt to enter the offices when violence broke out.

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