Security forces wielding clubs and firing weapons beat back hundreds of would-be demonstrators who had flocked to a square in the capital on Wednesday to continue protests against an election they have denounced as fraudulent, witnesses told CNN.
"They were waiting for us," one source said. "They all have guns and riot uniforms. It was like a mouse trap."
Another witness told CNN that hundreds of people were chased by security forces and clubbed about a mile from the square. Read full article »