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Protesters in Benin clash with police in post-election violence

May 02 2019

COTONOU Security forces in Benin's capital Cotonou on Thursday fired weapons to disperse crowds protesting against the exclusion of opposition parties from last Sunday's parliamentary election, Reuters witnesses said.

On Benin's voodoo holiday, followers pray and sacrifice for peace

Jan 10 2016

COTONOU The national voodoo holiday in the West African country of Benin had a distinctively political accent this year as practitioners from Africa and the Americas gathered on Sunday to offer prayers and sacrifices for peace.

On Benin's voodoo holiday, followers pray and sacrifice for peace

Jan 10 2016

COTONOU The national voodoo holiday in the West African country of Benin had a distinctively political accent this year as practitioners from Africa and the Americas gathered on Sunday to offer prayers and sacrifices for peace.

On Benin's voodoo holiday, followers pray and sacrifice for peace

Jan 10 2016

COTONOU The national voodoo holiday in the West African country of Benin had a distinctively political accent this year as practitioners from Africa and the Americas gathered on Sunday to offer prayers and sacrifices for peace.

More than 100 graves robbed in Benin for voodoo rituals

Nov 30 2012

COTONOU Tomb raiders have dug up more than 100 graves at a cemetery in Benin since Saturday for what authorities suspect is a black-market trade in human organs and skulls for voodoo ritual fetishes.

More than 100 graves robbed in Benin for voodoo rituals

Nov 30 2012

COTONOU Tomb raiders have dug up more than 100 graves at a cemetery in Benin since Saturday for what authorities suspect is a black-market trade in human organs and skulls for voodoo ritual fetishes.

More than 100 graves robbed in Benin for voodoo rituals

Nov 30 2012

COTONOU Tomb raiders have dug up more than 100 graves at a cemetery in Benin since Saturday for what authorities suspect is a black-market trade in human organs and skulls for voodoo ritual fetishes.

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