Friday, January 20, 2006

Anti-UN riot in Ivory Coast



A woman holds a placard reading 'Ivory Coast is not under UN control' during a demonstration outside the French embassy in Abidjan, Ivory Coast January 17, 2006. REUTERS/Luc Gnago











Supporters of Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo run for cover while being shot by U.N. soldiers from the headquarters of the United Nations Operation in Ivory Coast (ONUCI) at the Sebroko district of Abidjan January 18, 2006. Four pro-government protesters were killed in western Ivory Coast on Wednesday when U.N. peacekeepers opened fire to repel an attack on their base in a third day of anti-U.N. riots, Ivorian and U.N. officials said. REUTERS/Luc Gnago



A Young Patriot, supporter of Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, tries to destroy a wall of the UN headquarters in Abidjan.











Young Patriots, supporters of Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, stage a demonstration in front of French soldiers of the 43rd Bima in Abidjan. (AFP/Kambou Sia)

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