US News Political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire: pressure is mounting on the opposition with the opening of investigations

23:40  06 november  2020
23:40  06 november  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

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The pressure was further mounted on Friday on the Ivorian opposition, which is contesting the re-election of President Alassane Ouattara, with the announcement of judicial inquiries against several of its leaders, apparently isolated both nationally and internationally.

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Three of the main opposition leaders, who called for "civil disobedience" before the October 31 election, then declared the institution of a parallel power known as "transition" after the election they held boycotted, are the subject of investigations for "conspiracy against the authority of the State", "insurrectionary movement", "assassination" and "acts of terrorism", declared the prosecutor of Abidjan, Richard Adou.

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This is Maurice Kakou Guikahué, number two of the main opposition party, "arrested on November 3", the spokesperson opposition and former Prime Minister Pascal Affi N'Guessan, and former Minister Abdallah Mabri Toikeusse. The latter two are "on the run and actively sought", according to the prosecutor.

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Mr. Mabri Toikeusse says he is however blocked at his home by the police. As for Pascal Affi N'Guessan, whose residence was searched Thursday without success by the police according to one of his relatives, he "is not on the run", but "had to withdraw from his home for security reasons ", according to his spokesperson Issiaka Sangaré.

The former head of state Henri Konan Bédié, proclaimed by the opposition "president" of his "National Transitional Council" (CNT) on Monday, "is not in good health 'arrest "or under house arrest, said the prosecutor, adding that the police blocked his home to" put an end to the disturbance of public order ".

"Bédié is spared because he is an icon for the Baoulé", one of the main peoples of Côte d'Ivoire, a source close to power told AFP.

"The acts perpetrated and ordered by the promoters of this body (the CNT) were intended to attack the authority of the State in order to achieve the overthrow of the institutions of the Republic", said the prosecutor, specifying in to be "still at the stage of preliminary investigation and judicial investigation", no indictment having pronounced at this stage.

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Côte d ' Ivoire . export revenue, is now in a complex and difficult situation. While production is overwhelmingly located in the north of the country, under the control of the Forces Nouvelles Only the end of the political crisis in the country will effectively enable the rehabilitation of cotton.

This article examines international responses to the post-election crisis in Côte d ' Ivoire , where two distinct governments were established due to contradiction between the election results proclaimed domestically and those certified by the internationally entrusted authority observing the election.

Alassane Ouattara, 78, was proclaimed on Tuesday reelected for a third term by the electoral commission. But the opposition, led by Mr. Bédié, challenges this third term that it considers unconstitutional.

- "Parallel reality" -

The string of accusations unrolled by Richard Adou targets the violence committed before and after the presidential election, which resulted in a total of forty deaths, in particular in interethnic clashes.

The opposition, which has still not lowered its guard in its fight against the Ouattara regime, seemed increasingly isolated on Friday, according to analysts.

"The CNT is really isolated. There was no demonstration of militants against the blockade of the leaders. They are not followed by the international community", which called on the opposition to respect the constitutional order, " their approach is seen as a hopeless adventure, "according to political analyst Sylvain N'Guessan.

"It is not sure that they have no popular support", moderates analyst Rodrigue Koné, "but the population does not want to relive the post-electoral crisis of 2010-11 with two presidents and two governments" , which had resulted in a four-month civil war with 3,000 deaths.

According to diplomatic sources close to power, no progress was recorded on Friday in the behind-the-scenes negotiations between power and opposition.

"The opposition seems to evolve in a parallel reality," lamented the diplomatic source.

Mr. Mabri Toikeusse launched in the night via twitter a declaration on behalf of the CNT calling for "to intensify the implementation of the slogans already launched", without further clarification.

A call for insurrection launched on Wednesday from abroad by the former rebel leader and ex-Prime Minister Guillaume Soro apparently had no resonance in Côte d'Ivoire, where activity resumed normally almost everywhere since Thursday.

An economic operator from Duékoué (west) in cocoa, the main Ivorian economic sector, was however worried after the announcement of legal proceedings against opponents: "The government has an interest in putting water in its wine to appease the situation instead of igniting it ".

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Shooting in Marseille. A stray bullet crosses a girl’s bedroom and hits her teddy bear .
© ARCHIVES OUEST-FRANCE The police found around fifteen cartridge cases at the foot of the building. During the night of Friday 13 to Saturday 14 November, a shooting broke out in the Cité des Rosiers, in the northern districts of Marseille. A stray bullet went through the window of the bedroom of a 3-year-old girl, who was injured by shrapnel. The projectile was found in a teddy bear. A shootout occurred on the night of November 13 to 14 in the 14th arrondissement of Marseille .

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