Guinea

Guinea Labor Unions Suspend Strike After Release of Union Leader

Author: Editors Desk, Ougna Camara Source: Bloomberg
February 29, 2024 at 18:36
Mamady Doumbouya in 2023. The country has been under military rule since September 2021 when General Mamady Doumbouya seized power in a coup.Photographer: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images
Mamady Doumbouya in 2023. The country has been under military rule since September 2021 when General Mamady Doumbouya seized power in a coup.Photographer: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images

Guinean labor unions suspended a strike action after a member jailed last week for six months was released.

The country’s workforce staged a walk out Monday to demand an end to internet and radio restrictions in the West African nation and the release of the press union leader, who was sentenced for organizing protests against the military government.

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