Crime Burkina: Voltage in Ouagadougou where the font disperses anti-power protesters
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the situation was stretched Saturday in Ouagadougou where The Burkinabe security forces scattered several hundred protesters claiming the departure of President Marc Roch Christian Kaboré, accused of being, "incapable" to stop jihadist violence.
The anti-riot police have shot tear gas to prevent protesters from gathering the nation's place, in the center of the Burkinabe Capital Capital by a major security feature and where all the businesses were closed, found a journalist. AFP.
"The walk is forbidden, you disperse, go home", has launched a policeman to the protesters before dispersion.
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In several districts of the capital, angry young people have erected fortune barricades and fires to prevent gendarmes and police from coming to disperse other gatherings.
These rallies of protesters who wish to denounce "the incapacity" of President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré to cope with the Jihadist violence who has raged Burkina since 2015, had been banned by the Town Hall of Ouagadougou.
"I invite you to make all the arrangements that you deem useful so that no illegal event can take place on the communal territory" of Ouagadougou, asked for Mayor Armand Beady, in a note addressed to the commanders of the gendarmerie, of The national and municipal police.
One of the protesters, Fabrice Sawadogo, a 28-year-old, said that "after seven years of incapacity against terrorist attacks that bend up every day, it's time to ask the departure of the regime ". "We do not have to negotiate with an incompetent government that must admit that it has failed," he said.
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The coalition of November 27, bringing together three civil society organizations, called "all Burkinabe to go out massively" Saturday "in a peaceful atmosphere, to denounce the growing insecurity and demand the departure of the head of state ", Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
qualifying "very chaotic" the situation in Burkina Faso "marked by lapse safety", the spokesman of the coalition, Moussa Konaté, announced that in Ouagadougou, events were also planned at Bobo Dioulasso, the second largest city from the country, and in other major cities.
"We are in a context of insecurity that everyone denounces. The marches of which we do not really see the claiming platform," said Benewende Sankara, Minister of Habitat, denouncing on behalf of the Presidential majority of "inopportune manifestations".
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Other civil society movements called for standing out from these events to "not be accomplices of those who want to throw chaos in the country".
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While anger grew up in Burkina Faso, the government has "decided to extend the suspension of the mobile Internet for a period of 96 hours from Wednesday," throughout the national territory, after a previous four-day interruption. For "security reason".
Burkina Faso has been taken since 2015 in a spiral of violence attributed to jihadist armed groups, affiliated with al-Qaeda and Islamic state.
Attacks that target civilians and military are becoming more frequent and mostly concentrated in the north and east of the country.
The attack on 14 November of a gendarmerie detachment in Inata (North) which had previously called for help - one of the most dilot against security forces in six years - deeply shocked the Burkinabe: at least 57 people, including 53 gendarmes, were killed by armed jihadists.
"We need to end the unacceptable dysfunctions that undermine the morale of our combating troops and impede their effectiveness in the fight against terrorist armed groups," said President Kaboré, often repeated words that do not convict in the country. .
Sometimes mixed with intercommunity clashes, jihadist violence has been around about 2,000 dead and forced 1.4 million people to flee their homes.
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