A supporter of Ivory Coast's President Laurent Gbagbo attends an election campaign rally in Abidjan.
A supporter of Ivory Coast's President Laurent Gbagbo attends an election campaign rally in Abidjan.

Gbagbo decrees election curfew

Time of article published Nov 27, 2010

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Abidjan - Ivory Coast's President Laurent Gbagbo decreed a curfew from Saturday night to prevent unrest before and after Sunday's decisive presidential election, according to an official televised announcement.

“The president of the republic... decrees that a curfew is enforced across all national territory” each night from Saturday to Wednesday, said the announcement read out on state television. - Sapa-AFP

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