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Côte d'Ivoire: Images of Vandalised Mosque in Yopougon

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Human Rights, Protest, Religion, War & Conflict

Ibrahim Diarra [1] posted pictures of a mosque in Yopougon [2], Côte d'Ivoire which he says was vandalised on February 26 by President Laurent Gbagbo's Young Patriots [3]. The photos appeared on the Facebook page, Pour la paix, rien que la paix en Côte d'Ivoire (“For peace, nothing but peace”). Côte d'Ivoire has seen protests and violence [4] for the 10 last days. The United Nations said they fear a civil war [5] could reignite.