Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Eight newspapers close after threats in Ivory Coast

The newspapers say they are facing threats by officials loyal to disputed president, they are also subjected to fines by a media regulatory body, groups say. The incumbent president, Laurent Gbagbo, is clinging to the presidency despite calls for him to concede as he lost the to challanger Alassane Ouattara, the winner of the November election.

By: Ivana Miljic

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