Protests Rock N'Djamena as Chadians Demand Civilian Rule Following Deby's Death

4/27/2021

Chad's capital N'Djamena was rocked by violent protests on Tuesday morning as demonstrators took to the streets demanding a return to civilian rule after the military took control following President Idriss Deby's battlefield death last week.

Tuesday's unrest underscores the tense atmosphere following Deby's death in Chad, where the military transition is already struggling to win over a population exhausted by 30 years of monolithic rule.

The military council seized power after Deby was killed as he visited troops fighting rebels on April 19.

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