Mutineers wound Ivory Coast protesters01 Jan 2019, by CS Database in
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 Occurrence||Cote d'Ivoire|
|Date of Occurrence||14 Apr 2017|
|Security Agents Involved||Gendarmes|
|Legal Foundations||Articles 3 and 20 of the 2016 constitution.|
|Rights Implicated||Right to life, freedom of assembly and peaceful demonstration.|
Six protesters were shot and injured, and two others were beaten up.
Police hit protesters with batons.