Today from Hiiraan Online:
Djiboutian president warns opposition activists amid unrest in the country
Saturday, March 02, 2013
Djibouti’s president Ismail Omar gelle has warned opposition leaders against continuing in what he called "violent protests".
Gelle accused protesters of carrying out killings,property destruction and creating anarchy in the country after thousands of protesters took to the streets on Friday.
He reiterated his government’s commitment to crackdown opposition protesters following days of unrest after disputed parliamentary elections in the tiny nation.
“They are creating an anarchy,we have warned them, we cannot let them destroy the country,it’s the government’s responsibility to stop them and we did that” he said while speaking to VOA.
He called opposition leaders to put their complaint before the constitutional council which will decide the validity of the election results.
“They got 10% of the casted votes, but they are claiming that they won the majority of the parliament seats, if they have complaint, they should go to the constitutional council instead of creating turmoil” he added.
The president was responding after the opposition rejected the outcome of the parliamentary elections, sending thousands of their supporters to the streets of the capital Jibouti.
The protesters are demanding the release of several prominent opposition leaders, while others are calling the fall down of the government.
Basketball: Faisal Aden heads to Virtus Roma
- Courtside Newspaper
High level EU visit to Mogadishu on security support
Artists team with Somalis to create an understanding
- SC Times
Mogadishu charity concert raises funds for street children
Somali gov't says Kismayo convention "unconstitutional"
Africans go the distance for European glory
- Irish Times
AU to respect will of Kenyans in polls
- Capital FM
Somalia Asks US to Grant Immunity for Former PM
US says stands with Kenya, urges calm elections
President commends military in peace keeping missions
VP welcomes Somali delegation to Sierra Leone
- Sierra Express Media
Mogadishu-Baidoa Highway Now Safe, Shirdon Says
Post your comments
You need a Frames Capable browser to view this content.
All Rights Reserved Copyright. © 1999-2016, www.hiiraan.com