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Security Checkpoint Extortion Costs Ivory Coast Millions

CARLEY PETESCH, Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Extortion at security checkpoints is costing Ivory Coast millions each year despite government steps to eradicate the practice, a rights group said Wednesday. Four years after Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s government said it would stop security forces from demanding money at roadblocks from travelers, including merchants […]