Saturday, April 2, 2011

A Swedish UN partner died in the rioting in Abidjan

Berlin .- A Swedish partner of the United Nations has died in the rioting that was recorded in Ivory Coast, was announced today by Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt. The Swedish foreign minister said in parliament that the UN employee was hit accidentally presumably by a bullet during a shootout in the city of Abidjan.

Apparently the woman, aged 30, was at home when he was fatally hit by the shot fired in the fighting in Ivory Coast have reached civil war. In Abidjan face the forces behind the elected president of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, with supporters of Laurent Gbagbo, who for four months refused to leave the presidency.

Human rights violations in Côte d'Ivoire UN denounced "serious human rights violations" by the forces supporting the elected president of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, in its armed struggle for power against Laurent Gbagbo, who four months for refusing to abandon the presidency. "looting, extortion ...

and more serious, abductions, arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment (opponents) "are some of the acts the spokesman of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, today criticized the supporters of Ouattara, recognized by the international community as president of the African country.

"These facts sufficiently serious" to bring them to the public, said spokesman Rupert Colville, who said that complaints came mainly from the western Ivory Coast.

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