Peel, Michael
December 2004
New Republic;12/20/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 25, p18
Focuses on the dangers posed to the millions of immigrants in Côte d'Ivoire due to a rise of ethnic violence and the failure of a peace agreement. Failure of a coup launched by rebels in the Ivorian army in 2002 against President Laurent Gbagbo; Possibility that the country will start pogroms against opponents of the regime and against immigrants; Fighting between French peacekeepers and Ivorian forces; Report that loyalists believe the French forces support Côte d'Ivoire's insurgents; Statement that former president Henri Konan-Bedie promoted the idea that Ivorians from the north were ethnically superior than other Ivorians; Report that the country's economy is built on foreign labor; Reference to the arms embargo imposed on the warring parties by the United Nations Security Council; Need for the international community to step in to prevent more violence.


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