The West African country of Ivory Coast saw a short, but bloody civil war in 2011. Then president Gbagbo and opposition leader Ouattara employed thousands of militiamen to do their fighting. With the war over, another battle for these men has begun.
Revolting army soldiers have taken control of several cities, including Ivory Coast's second largest. Protests against the mutiny have been met with violence.
Rebellious soldiers took control of several streets in Abidjan and other Ivorian cities in a standoff with government troops. The renewed display of anger came one day after a public apology for the recent uprising.
Moussa Fofana was a militiaman during the civil war. After giving up his arms, he was out of a job for years. Now, he is an apprentice but will he manage to build up a normal life again.
An Ivorian court has cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes. The charges stem from post-election violence in 2010 and 2011.
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