Cote d’Ivoire: Post-Election Violence, Repression

New York — Over 50 Killed Since Presidential Poll; Dozen Opposition Leaders Arrested

Côte d’Ivoire’s authorities should urgently investigate the killing of more than 50 people in the political and intercommunal violence that accompanied the October 31, 2020 presidential elections and ensure that anyone responsible for unlawful killings is prosecuted, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces failed to adequately protect civilians and in at least one case used excessive force to disperse…

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