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Protests for Election in Madagascar Lead to Violence, Arrest

Protests in Antananarivo, Madagascar on July 22, 2013 photo via MaTV

Protests in Antananarivo, Madagascar on July 22, 2013. Images via MaTV

Vola R of Ma-Laza reports that 7 were hurt [fr] following police repression of protests demanding elections in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The party leading the protest states that the current administration has no intention of organizing elections this year and is just hanging on to their position of power. The leader of the party was allegedly arrested following the protests.

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