Sporadic violence and presidential tussle put Côte d’Ivoire’s hard-won security at risk

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 21, 2017 0

Just as it seemed to be turning the page after a decade-long crisis marked by two civil wars, violence has again become worryingly routine in Côte d’Ivoire. Since the beginning of the year, barely a month has gone by without the sound of military gunfire erupting somewhere. On Thursday morning, Mi-24 attack helicopters, newly acquired by the government, flew over Yopougon, the largest district of the economic capital, Abidjan.

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Sporadic violence and presidential tussle put Côte d’Ivoire’s hard-won security at risk

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