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US News Burkina Faso: The police disperse protesters in Ouagadougou

18:25  27 november  2021
18:25  27 november  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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This is a very tense situation that reigns in the capital Burkinabè this Saturday, November 27. The security forces dispersed in the morning a group forbidden from protesters who demanded the resignation of President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré whom they deem "incapable" to stop the spiral of jihadist violence who regularly takes the country.

with our correspondent in Ouagadougou, Yaya BOUDANI

In the early afternoon of this Saturday, the situation was very tense: a few steps from the central town hall, were determined protesters to put the fire and the forces of The order pushed them off tear gas.

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The protesters did not have time to gather in the nation's place this morning. All access in place were indeed occupied by the security forces. Small groups have been seen and the elements of the gendarmerie and the police who have dispersed these groupings with tear gas strokes.

"We went out to support you, so do not shoot us," said a young manifest, black t-shirt where we could read "Save Burkina Faso". In response, protesters have thrown stones towards the gendarmerie.

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all the alleys around the place of the nation, the headquarters of the FESPACO, the municipal stage, have been barricaded and protesters have launched tear gas everywhere everywhere. .

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