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Mohamed Bacar


Who is Mohamed Bacar?

Mohamed Bacar: Colonel Mohamed Bacar was President of Anjouan, one of the three autonomous islands that make up the Union of the Comoros, from 2001 to 2008. He is a former chief of police on Anjouan and has studied extensively in France and the United States. He was part of a military coup on Anjouan in August 2001 and soon became President. It is alleged he rigged the elections to become the first president of Anjouan in March 2002, in part due to his leading role in the separatist movement. He was ousted by the combined forces of the Government of the Union of Comoros and the African Union in the March 2008 invasion of Anjouan.

  • born on (53 years ago) in Anjouan
  • profession: Politician

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Terrorism in the World (2011)

Mohamed Bacar won the election and declared himself president, a move called illegal by the central government. The AU called for new elections in October and froze the assets of Bacar and other government officials. In March Africa III ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

peace-keeping troops are deployed when President Mohamed Bacar of Anjouan refuses to leave office. 2008 AU and Comoran federal troops occupy Anjouan. coNgoleSe (democrAtIc rePUBlIc of the coNgo): ...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of Africa (2013)

by David Seddon

Col Mohamed Bacar won the election in Anjouan outright ...

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