Updated 4 weeks ago ·
Published on 2 Oct 2023 10:20PM ·
Madagascar security forces gather in the capital Antananarivo today as opposition candidates in the upcoming presidential election lead a protest denouncing an ‘institutional coup’ that favours incumbent Andry Rajoelina. – AFP pic, October 2, 2023.
SECURITY forces in Madagascar fired tear gas on opposition candidates leading a protest in the capital Antananarivo today, AFP reporters saw, amid rising political tensions ahead of presidential elections next month.
Eleven of the 13 presidential candidates in the running had called on supporters to march on the central May 13 square to protest what they have described as an “institutional coup” to favour incumbent Andry Rajoelina.
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