Ivory Coast 'on the brink of genocide' says UN official
Ivory Coast's newly appointed ambassador to the UN has warned the country is "on the brink of genocide".
In a TV interview, Youssoufou Bamba said there had been large scale violation of human rights as a result of the ongoing political unrest.
Laurent Gbagbo is refusing to step down despite his rival, Alassane Ouattara, being internationally accepted as the presidential election winner.
30 Dec 2010
- From the section Africa