.com | Gabon opposition bastion sees spike in religious violence
Supporters of Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping try to evacuate a distressed comrade as they protest in front of security forces blocking the demonstration which trying to reach the electoral commission in Libreville. AFP Bitam - At nightfall, frightened Muslim youths armed with sticks stand guard in the Gabonese town of Bitam, after a wave of post-election violence saw their community mosque and businesses targeted by protesters who accuse them of supporting President Ali Bongo.
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