Amnesty International has condemned a practice known as "mobile detention" - where opposition members are arrested, detained for hours in police vehicles, dropped off, and forced to walk home.
Authorities Must Stop Arbitrary Arrests and 'Mobile Detention' Of Opposition Supporters Ahead of Referendum
AI London, 28 October 2016
Authorities in Côte d’Ivoire must stop targeting opposition members by curtailing their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, Amnesty… Read more »
Election agents (file photo).
Respect Rights of 'No' Campaign for Referendum
HRW, 27 October 2016
The government of Côte d'Ivoire should respect the freedom of expression and association of political parties opposing a draft constitution in advance of a nationwide… Read more »
Police Crack Down on March Against New Constitution
VOA, 21 October 2016
Police in Ivory Coast arrested opposition figures and used teargas to disperse demonstrators gathering on Thursday to protest against a new draft constitution due to be voted on in… Read more »
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