Killing continues in Togo

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Fides reports:

“It is true there is no fighting on the streets but tension is still high and people are still frightened. The army continues to kill people known to oppose the regime” local sources in Togo told Fides. “yesterday in a town near the border with Benin 14 were killed” the sources said.

Elsewhere, Fides also reports that at least 14,000 Togolese have fled to Benin and Ghana.

Zenit also reports with some background information, and mentioning that the Togolese are grateful that the Holy Father drew international attention to the situation.

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