Cote d’Ivoire: Pro-Gbagbo youths threaten key pre-election ID handout

Published: 17/Jul/2006
Source: IRIN

ABIDJAN, 17 July 2006 (IRIN) –

Youths loyal to President Laurent Gbagbo threw up barricades and burned tires in a crowded, poor suburb of Cote d’Ivoire’s largest city on Monday as a crucial effort to identify some 3.5 million undocumented Ivorians failed to unfold as planned.

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Themes: Identity Documents, ID Documents and Passports, Nationality and Elections, Voter Registration
Regions: West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire
Year: 2006