Thousands of people took to the streets protesting a bid by the president to seek another term in office. Conakry, Guinea. 24 October 2019.Editorial credit: Youssouf Bah/​AP/​Shutterstock.


Guinea’s status declined from Partly Free to Not Free because military commanders seized power in a coup, removing President Alpha Condé and dissolving the legislature.

People gather in Myanmar to protest the February 1, 2021 military coup. (Image credit: Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Freedom in the World — Guinea Country Report

Due to a military coup, Guinea fell from Partly Free to Not Free in Freedom in the World 2022, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.