Mutineers wound Ivory Coast protesters

Mutineers wound Ivory Coast protesters

01 Jan 2019, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

In a counter-demonstration against a mutiny among army officials due to a pay dispute, soldiers shot at protesters, injuring half a dozen.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceCote d'Ivoire
Date of Occurrence14 Apr 2017
Security Agents InvolvedGendarmes
Legal FoundationsArticles 3 and 20 of the 2016 constitution.
Rights ImplicatedRight to life, freedom of assembly and peaceful demonstration.
Actions Taken

Six protesters were shot and injured, and two others were beaten up.

Casualties

Police hit protesters with batons.

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