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Togo puts archbishop under house arrest for questioning elections

March 03, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The government of Togo has placed retired Archbishop Philippe Fanoko Kpodzro under house arrest, after he questioned the results of the country’s presidential election. The retired Archbishop of LomĂ© had said that the officials results, with had the incumbent Faure GnassingbĂ© winning easily, were a “fabricated lie” and “organized injustice,” and called for public demonstrations.

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