rebel groups reject Central Africa summit resolutions

rebel groups reject Central Africa summit resolutions

AA / Yaoundé / Peter Kum

The Permanent Framework for Consultation and Reflection (CPCR), an alliance bringing together some twenty rebel groups which had shunned the Doha peace agreement and the national dialogue, rejected in a statement on Wednesday, October 26, “energetically the final statement hypocritical and cynical of ECCAS (Economic Community of Central African States, editor’s note]of October 25” on the political crisis that Chad is going through.

“The CPCR opposes any maneuver aimed at perpetuating illegal and illegitimate governance, the perpetuation of barbarism” in Chad, just as “it rejects the false accusations against the organizers of the October 20 march”, noted this coalition. politico-military groups.

At the call of the opposition and civil society, Chad experienced last Thursday one of the deadliest day of demonstrations in the country.

Addressing his compatriots on Sunday evening, the president of the transition in Chad, underlined that the organizers of these demonstrations “have recruited and used terrorist groups, paramilitaries to carry out gratuitous mass assassinations” in Chad.

The SCRC said it “opposes the fabricated evidence that aims to make protesters feel guilty” of the marches organized last Thursday by political parties and civil society organizations.

On October 20, around 50 people were killed and more than 300 injured, the activities of major opposition political parties were suspended and a curfew was introduced following demonstrations in Chad against the extension of the transition period and the maintenance in power of Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno.

“The SCRC rejects the ban on the operation of the six organizations and supports the just and legitimate demands of the oppressed and oppressed masses” across the country.

At the summit held on Tuesday in Kinshasa, the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of Central Africa (ECCAS) mandated the President of the Commission to continue consultations with the AU (African Union ) to support the transition in Chad, under the principle of subsidiarity.

Furthermore, the conference appealed to the people of Chad for peace, a necessary condition for development.

The facilitator for the transition in Chad, President Félix Tshisekedi, felt that the time is no longer for speeches but for actions to help the country.


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