[JURIST] The UN Security Council [official website] on Saturday urged immediate restoration of constitutional order [press release] in Guinea-Bissau [BBC backgrounder]. The presidential statement condemned the April 12 coup, during which the military took over the government, detained officials, including interim president Raimundo Pereira and former prime minister Carlos Gomes, and disrupted democratic presidential elections. The coup occurred two weeks prior to the second round of the presidential election between Gomes and former president Kumba Yala. The Security Council called...

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