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Côte d'Ivoire: Opposite Sides Demonstrated on February 19

On the blog “Actu et Opinions”, a post states: Meetings in Abidjan: 2 weights, 2 measures [FR] where one learned that demonstrators did not receive the same reception from the police force depending on whether they were pro-Ouattara or pro-Laurent Gbagbo. According to the Twitter feed #CIV2010, there were 3 deaths among the pro-Ouattara demonstrators. @jeanettemallet gathered the most important tweets in a tweetstory: Out with Gbagbo! [FR]  I am reminded that the first Africans to have overthrown a government by street protest were Malians, by way of protests that transpired between December 1990 and March 1991 and signaled the end of the dictatorship of Moussa Traore. [FR]

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