Tuesday, November 09, 2004

French Occupation Forces Massacre Unarmed Civilian Protestors

The Guardian: French Troops Fire Into Ivory Coast Crowd. (Via: Jawa Report)

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - French forces opened fire Tuesday as protesters massed between the Ivory Coast president's home and an evacuation post for foreigners. A hospital reported seven people were killed and more than 200 wounded.

An injured Ivory Coast protester lies on a hospital bed after being treated by doctors in a hospital in Abidjan Ivory Coast, Tueday Nov. 9, 2004.French forces opened fire Tuesday as thousands of angry loyalists massed outside an evacuation post for foreigners, witnesses said, and a hospital reported seven people killed and 200 wounded in a fourth day of chaotic violence pitting France against its former prize colony. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
UPDATE: Also see The Quagmire Deepens. (Via: PoliPundit).


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