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Vol 64 No 24

Published 30th November 2023


Junta falls out with its fanbase

The regime's split with the anti-French and pro-Russian Yerewolo – its biggest supporter – may have been provoked by links to Hizbollah

Fear of links to Iran and Hizbollah helped turn interim President Colonel Assimi Goïta's regime against its biggest domestic supporter, and to imprison its leader and harass other senior members of 'Yerewolo – Debout Sur Les Ramparts' ('standing on the ramparts'), according to diplomatic sources.

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