ivory coast post election crisis: post election crisis: Abidjan_Aftermath_05

Soldiers for President elect Alassane Ouattara's Republican Forces gather at the former Republican Guard Headquarters in Treichville, a neighborhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast in April 2011. After months of post election violence and thousands of deaths, Laurent Gbagbo finally ceded power to Alassane Ouattara with the backing of French and UN forces allied with the FRCI.

Soldiers for President elect Alassane Ouattara's Republican Forces gather at the former Republican Guard Headquarters in Treichville, a neighborhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast in April 2011. After months of post election violence and thousands of deaths, Laurent Gbagbo finally ceded power to Alassane Ouattara with the backing of French and UN forces allied with the FRCI.