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Another 52 killed in the Ivory Coast

With a depressing predictability, my post at the start of the week about how the Ivory Coast’s violent political tragedy is being largely ignored has been one of the least well read posts on The Voice during this week.

But The Voice’s readers are pretty typical of the wider world in this respect at least. Until the end of yesterday, for example, Libya had got 54 mentions in Parliament so far this year, the Ivory Coast only six.

Yet this week has been another bloody one as defeated President Gbagbo refuses to leave office. The UN says 52 more people were murdered …

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  • Tom (Wimbledon)
    Excellent article, Chris. Building on what you have said, I think the pertinent issue with the transphobic position (disregard of gender in favour of a narro...
  • Sam Al-Hamdani
    Without fail, I always think what nonsense the sex indication on my daughter’s birth certificate is: I have no idea what her chromosomes or hormones are, and ...
  • Ivy
    Great piece, Chris! I'm proud that key figures in the party like Ed are fully trans inclusive and supportive....
  • Tim Oliver
    Thank you for this Chris - it is saddening how many people seem to believe that openly expressing the view that trans people are living a "lie" is somehow a thi...
  • Stephen Harte
    Great article, Chris....