Red flags, rising Tunisians, and Myanmar’s Rakhine: The Cheat Sheet

January 12, 2018 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:   Red flags in Côte d’Ivoire   Clashes this week between rival elements of Côte d’Ivoire’s security forces appear to be a destructive extension of a tussle at the highest levels of power. As such, they bode ill as the country gears up for presidential elections in 2020. On Tuesday night in Bouaké (the country’s second largest city and between 2002 and 2011, a rebel stronghold), soldiers from a military camp housing the 3 rd  Battalion attacked and razed the base of the  Centre de coordination des décisions opérationnelles  (CCDO), an elite unit of police and gendarmes

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Red flags, rising Tunisians, and Myanmar’s Rakhine: The Cheat Sheet

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