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Ivory Coast violence continues since disputed election

The United Nations says hundreds of people in Ivory Coast have been abducted from their homes since last month's disputed election.

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, says some of the assailants wore military uniforms, and there is evidence of "massive" human rights violations.

More than 50 people have died in violence in recent days.

Incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo says he won the poll, but his rival Alassane Ouattara has international backing.

The BBC's Thomas Fessy in Abidjan, says that the tension is growing in the capital.

  • 20 Dec 2010
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