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President Alassane Ouattara (right) and his main opponent, former head of state Henri Konan Bedie (left).

Bishops in Ivory Coast Urge President, Opposition Leader to “continue, intensify dialogue”

Nov 21, 2020

Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast have called on the President and one of the opposition leaders in the West African country to “continue and intensify” the recently initiated dialogue and resolve the post-election standoff following the contested October 31 poll.

Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET). / Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET)

Bishops in Togo Decry Forceful Arrest of Opposition Leader, Demand His Immediate Release

Apr 23, 2020

Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET) have, in a collective statement, lamented the “brutality and violence” on the part of government security agencies in the arrest of the opposition leader, Agbéyomé Kodjo and demanded he be set free “immediately.”