No Opposition Candidates in Benin Elections, Internet Shut Down

The people of Benin have voted in parliamentary elections with only two parties allied with President Patrice Talon on the ballot paper - and turnout was low because the opposition parties called for a boycott.

Citizens were called to the polls on April 28th to elect their deputies in a historic election where the opposition was not allowed to run for office - an unprecedented situation that was felt in polling stations.

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