past work: ivory coast post election crisis: women's day violence: IC_WomensDay_08

Women march through the streets mourning the deaths of the victims of the political violence, the morning of Tuesday, March 8, 2011 in Treichville, Ivory Coast. This afternoon in Treichville, after finishing prayers (both Christian and Muslim) the marching women encountered the {quote}Compagnies Republicaines de Securité{quote} (CRS), special riot police loyal to Laurent Gbagbo. Its reported that the neighborhood youth guard stood in a line between the women and the CRS to protect the women when the CRS opened fire. At least four were killed including one woman and unknown number were injured.

Women march through the streets mourning the deaths of the victims of the political violence, the morning of Tuesday, March 8, 2011 in Treichville, Ivory Coast. This afternoon in Treichville, after finishing prayers (both Christian and Muslim) the marching women encountered the "Compagnies Republicaines de Securit√©" (CRS), special riot police loyal to Laurent Gbagbo. Its reported that the neighborhood youth guard stood in a line between the women and the CRS to protect the women when the CRS opened fire. At least four were killed including one woman and unknown number were injured.