Coexistence with the jihadist risk in Ivory Coast

In June 2020, jihadists attacked a navy base in Kavolo in northeastern Ivory Coast close to the border with Burkina Faso, killing 14 troopers. Different assaults adopted, and the Ivorian authorities are working to enhance the safety scenario. Our reporter, Samuel Bernard, was in a position to be part of the military on anti-terror patrols and get to know the locals. On this border area, the Fulani declare to be below particular surveillance and denounce what they contemplate discriminatory measures. The safety forces denied concentrating on any particular group of their warfare in opposition to terrorism.

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