Pulchérie Gbalet

Ivorian trade unionist and activist

Pulchérie Edith Gbalet is an Ivoirian scholar and activist.[1] She led the "Orange Vests" movement against the government of Ivory Coast.[2] She has been involved in union organizing as well. During the 2020 protests against Alassane Ouattara, she was sent to jail for her activism.[3][4] She is still a political prisoner today.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hersey, Frank (2019-08-19). "Ivorian activists, opposition face restrictions ahead of 2020 presidential polls". France 24. Retrieved 2021-03-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. K., Paula; Dimeco, Alex (2019-01-30). "Côte d'Ivoire : Mme Pulchérie Gbalet, présidente de l'ARDH, convoquée par la Direction des Renseignements Généraux". AKODY NEWS (in French). Archived from the original on 2021-03-22. Retrieved 2021-03-19.
  3. "Pulchérie, arrêtée pour avoir appelé à manifester". Amnesty International (in French). 2002-12-08. Retrieved 2021-03-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "Acusada de "insurrección" una activista por convocar protestas contra un tercer mandato de Ouattara en Costa de Marfil". notimérica (in Spanish). EUROPA PRESS. 2020-08-23. Retrieved 2021-03-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. Sahi, Eugène (2021-01-27). "Côte d'Ivoire: Ouattara libère les femmes de GPS et ignore Pulchérie Gbalet". Afrique Sur 7 (in French). Retrieved 2021-03-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)