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Guinea-Bissau (Vol 6, 2009)
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Contents Volume 6, 2009.

The year was marked by politically motivated violence, which erupted regularly as a result of sharp divisions within the state elite. Both the chief of staff and the president were assassinated in March, followed by the killing of two high-ranking politicians in an alleged coup attempt in June. The subsequ…

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Kohl, Christoph, “Guinea-Bissau (Vol 6, 2009)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 25 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2009_COM_0012>
First published online: 2010
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004185593, ISSN: 1871-2525



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