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Guinea Bissau Affirms Death for Coup Plotters

July 20, 1986|From Reuters

LISBON — Guinea Bissau's ruling Council of State on Friday confirmed death sentences for six of 12 convicted coup plotters, including a former vice president, the Portuguese news agency ANOP reported.

The 12, including former First Vice President Paulo Correia, were convicted of leading a plot to overthrow the government of the tiny West African country last November.

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