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Sport Three dead in Côte d'Ivoire during anti-Ouattara demonstrations

09:25  14 august  2020
09:25  14 august  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

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During a recent 10-day mission to Côte d ' Ivoire focusing on violations of human rights and In addition, an egregious March 7 attack by pro- Ouattara fighters on a village near Abobo left at least "For the last decade in Côte d ' Ivoire , victims of grave abuses have seen those responsible escape

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COTE-D-IVOIRE-DEMONSTRATIONS: Three dead in Côte d'Ivoire during anti-Ouattara demonstrations

TROIS MORTS EN CÔTE D'IVOIRE LORS DE MANIFESTATIONS ANTI-OUATTARA © Reuters / THIERRY GOUEGNON THREE DEAD IN CÔTE D ' IVORY DURING ANTI-OUATTARA DEMONSTRATIONS

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least three demonstrators were killed Thursday in Côte d'Ivoire where opponents of Alassane Ouattara had called to protest against the president's decision to seek a third term as head of the country, police said.

Protesters torched a police station following the death of one of the protesters, police spokesman Bleu Charlemagne said in a statement. He did not say how the other two protesters were killed.

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Côte d ’ Ivoire ’s key partners—the European Union, the United Nations, France, and the United States—were reluctant to publicly criticize the Extreme violence during the post-election crisis forced hundreds of thousands of people to seek refuge in neighboring countries or elsewhere in Côte d ’ Ivoire .

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The executive director of Ouattara's party, Adama Bictogo, confirmed during a press conference that there had been deaths during the Bonoua demonstration as well as during the rally the day before in Daoukro, in the center of the Ivory Coast.

Alassane Ouattara announced a week ago that he would run for a third term in the presidential election on October 31.

The government had banned the demonstrations scheduled for Thursday and warned that it would take measures against any blockage of road traffic.

Incidents were also reported in Abidjan, the economic capital, where Ivorian police dispersed and arrested demonstrators who had erected and burned roadblocks.

Opposition leaders accused security forces of attacking protesters.

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During our respective Fulbright tenures in Côte d ’ Ivoire , we visited Bassam The crisis ended when French forces helped current President Ouattara retake Abidjan. Since the crisis, Côte d ’ Ivoire ’s economy has grown significantly and is estimated to continue to grow at more than 8 percent per year.

Côte d ’ Ivoire During 2013, the government of President Alassane Ouattara made progress in creating the legislative framework for greater respect for human The UN Group of Experts, appointed by the Security Council to monitor the sanctions regime in Côte d ’ Ivoire , reported in April that former rebel

The October election promises to be the most contested since that of 2010, at the end of which the announced victory of Alassane Ouattara against Laurent Gbagbo had triggered a civil war of several months which had left 3,000 dead.

The Ivorian Constitution limits the number of consecutive presidential terms to two, but Alassane Ouattara considers that the adoption of a new Basic Law in 2016 authorizes him to stand again as a candidate, which his opponents dispute.

"For us the debate is closed," said Adama Bictogo, executive director of the RDHP (Rassemblement des houphouëtistes pour la democratie et la paix), the party in power, Thursday to the press.

A senior official of the Patriotic Movement of Côte d'Ivoire (opposition) and four other members of Guillaume Soro's party were arrested by the police during a rally in the Cocody neighborhood, said an MPCI spokesperson.

Former President Henri Konan Bédié, presidential candidate, said two protesters were killed and others seriously injured during demonstrations outside Abidjan on Wednesday, citing the towns of Daoukro, a stronghold of Bédié, and Ferkéssédougou , in the east of the country. This balance sheet could not be verified with independent sources.

"A wave of indiscriminate repression and brutal attacks are falling on young Ivorian democrats," Bédié denounced in a statement.

(Ange Aboa and Alessandra Prentice; French version Jean-Stéphane Brosse and Henri-Pierre André)

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© Ouest-France computer graphics A man has taken several people hostage in a hairdressing salon in Saint-Laurent-du-Var (Alpes-Maritimes). A brief hostage-taking took place in a hairdressing salon in Saint-Laurent-du-Var (Alpes-Maritimes) on Wednesday 12 August. Several people have been held in the facility by a man in his 30s. They are all safe and sound. The hostage taker was arrested.

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