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Around 1,000 people demonstrated in the Ivorian capital Abijdan Friday against a weekend referendum on a new constitution which the opposition has denounced as dangerously anti-democratic.The opposition has called for a boycott of Sunday's referendum on the adoption of a new constitution that changes contentious rules on presidential eligibility.The draft constitution, which parliament overwhelmingly approved earlier this week, changes the rules on presidential eligibility and establishes a senate.At the time Gbagbo, the defeated candidate, refused to cede power over the issue, triggering widespread violence in which around 3,000 people died.
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