Protestors in Faya Confront Police

Peter Lee

Freelance Journalist and Editor, currently working with Heartbeat Africa News covering events in "The Heart of Africa". Contact Peter Lee in English or French at

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  1. November 23, 2021

    […] At that point, the situation was already very tense, and all that was needed was a spark to ignite the anger that had been accumulating. The governor of Borkou, Ismat Issakha Acheikh, provided that spark by ordering all owners of tan or grey vehicles to have them repainted white within a month of the order. The same day the order was released, the mixed commission started to impound vehicles, stating that the papers were not in order. For the population of Faya, this was too much, and it drove them to the streets again. […]

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