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US News Ivory Coast: Manifestation in Abidjan against the return of Laurent Gbagbo

18:15  10 may  2021
18:15  10 may  2021 Source:   liberation.fr

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 Algeria: personalities and NGOs launch a call against © AFP manifestation in Kherrata, a city in northern Algeria considered the cradle of the protest movement, on 16 February 2021. a call Unit was launched on Saturday by some 300 personalities, activists and NGOs to denounce "the safe and judicial offensive" of power against the Algerian people. Two years after the beginning of the protest movement, the signatories of this call call for the release of political prisoners and the restoration of "constitutional freedoms".

Une centaine de personnes manifestent à Abidjan le 10 mai 2021, contre un éventuel retour dans le pays de l'ex-président Laurent Gbagbo. © Issouf Sanogo A hundred people demonstrate in Abidjan on May 10, 2021, against a possible return to the country of the former Laurent Gbagbo.

A hundred people demonstrated Monday in Abidjan to protest against the return to Côte d'Ivoire of the former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, after his acquittal March 31 by the international justice of crimes against humanity, found the AFP.

At the call of the Collective of Victims of Côte d'Ivoire (CVCI) during the 2010-2011 post-election crisis, which had made some 3,000 deaths, the protesters, many women, have brandished in front of the courthouse Piccards on which we could read "Gbagbo killed us", or "We will welcome Gbagbo in our way."

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 Algeria: a new student walk prevented, many arrests © Ryad Kramdi AFP of Algerians parade at a previous event against power in the capital. (Illustration image) in Algiers, the weekly walking of the students again prevented Tuesday for the second consecutive week. These peaceful steps against the power resumed at the end of February after one year of suspension because of the sanitary crisis. Tuesday, May 4th, and when approaching the elections convened by power in June, dozens of people have been arrested even before they can start scrolling.

"We have set up a Laurent Gbagbo hosting committee that the decisions of its sentence to 20 years in prison in Côte d'Ivoire be executed," said Isoka Diaby, President of the CVCI, qualifying Mr. Gbagbo of "criminal who must be delivered to the police".

The violence of ten years ago were born from Mr. Gbagbo's refusal to recognize the victory at the presidential election of his Rival Alassane Ouattara at the end of 2010.

acquitted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of crimes against humanity, the former president remains under a conviction in Côte d'Ivoire at 20 years in prison for the "steering" of the central banks of the central banks. West African States (BCEAO) committed at that time.

announcing early April that he was free to return when he wished him in Côte d'Ivoire since Brussels where he saw, President Ouattara had not mentioned this sentence of Laurent Gbagbo, but Amadou Coulibaly, Minister of Communication and Government spokesman had suggested that she would be up.

The return date in Ivory Coast of Mr. Gbagbo will only be known when everything will be "ready" to welcome him, especially in terms of safety, "said the Ivorian Minister of National Reconciliation Thursday, Kouadio Konan Bertin, By receiving supporters from the former executives of his party and his younger sister Jeannette Koudou, returned to Abidjan after ten years of exile in Ghana.

They said revented in "a spirit of peace and reconciliation".

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Expression of the police: "I will be there, we must support them", announce Anne Hidalgo .
© Europe 1 A few hours from the manifestation of the police in front of the National Assembly, the Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo announced Wednesday morning On Europe 1 that she would go to the spot to support the police. "These are the police who allow us to live in the most peaceful way in our neighborhoods," she said. The manifestation of the police, Wednesday early afternoon in front of the National Assembly, promises to be very political.

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