The landscape for Ivory Coast’s upcoming elections is shaken up following the shock announcement of the death of the country’s Prime minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the chosen candidate of President Alassane Ouattara. Human Rights Watch accuses burkinabe soldiers of extrajudicial killings of 180 men. We speak to HRW’s Corinne Dufka about what has been dubbed a “killing field”. And our report from Tunisia, where the color purple has a long history. A dye known as Tyrian purple was once 15 times more expensive than gold and is today produced by only a handful of people across the world.
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