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UNREST IN MADAGASCAR

Walter ASTRADA£®Argentina£© 2010-03-23 18:54:06


UNREST IN MADAGASCAR


Two supporters of Antananarivo Mayor Andry Rajoelina take refuge behind a container as the police fire tear gas after a rally in the main avenue of the Madagasca

n capital Antananarivo, on Feb. 16, 2009. Police in Madagascar fired warning shots Monday to disperse thousands of anti-government demonstrators taking part in a rally after a tense standoff with security forces.  Around 10,000 proptestors had gathered at the city's main square for a rally in support of Antananarivo's sacked mayor Andry Rajoelina who has called for the removal of President Marc Ravalomanana.