Mayotte, nonetheless paralyzed by "citizen collectives" | EUROtoday

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The Indian Ocean archipelago is sinking into an unprecedented social disaster. For greater than two weeks, Mahorais gathered in “citizen collectives” have opposed the police and arranged each day roadblocks, rallies and demonstrations to protest in opposition to “insecurity and illegal immigration”. The financial penalties of the blockages are being felt, and criminals are profiting from the confusion to hold out assaults on the roads.