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Charged atmosphere pre-election as opposition calls for boycott

During a press conference on Monday in N'Djamena, Chad at the headquarters of the Transformateurs party of opposition leader Dr Succès Masra, he described the upcoming April 11 election as a masquerade. Accusing the regime of abuse, he presented the media with the remnants of ammunition that were fired by police at the political site.

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"It's a joke in a way but it's about changing the leadership to bring solutions to the lives of Chadians, so for us it's not an election as such, that's why we will fight until the last day the 11th -- to organize a very active boycott of these elections. In short, to prevent the elections from taking place.

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