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Senegalese Court Acquits Aisha Fatty on Charges of Blackmailing Thiam

Foroyaa 10 Jun 2024
The complaint led to Aisha’s arrest and detention upon her arrival in Senegal, leading to a court case ... On this day, Thiam’s lawyer requested an adjournment ... They countered the claims made by Thiam’s lawyer.

Aisha Fatty’s Criminal Trial in Senegal Adjourned Till Friday

Foroyaa 04 Jun 2024
Concluding his arguments, Baboucarr questioned the rationale behind abandoning the well-progressing case in Gambia, where substantial amounts had been paid to lawyers, to initiate a new case in Senegal for the same accusations.

Amnesty International launches campaign to protect protesters

Business Ghana 02 Apr 2024
She also referenced recent protests in Dakar in Senegal, where citizens rallied for free and fair elections, saying it reinforced the notion that protests could instigate positive change. .

UK court set to issue Julian Assange extradition ruling

The Peninsula 25 Mar 2024
Two senior High Court judges in London last month heard two days of evidence from his lawyers and those for the US government over whether to grant him a fresh appeal against extradition ... Senegal's ...

CPJ calls on Senegal’s presidential candidates for press freedom reforms as 5 journalists freed

CPJ 19 Mar 2024
... Niang, and four journalists from the Allô Senegal media outlet who continue to face prosecution, according to Niang and Famara Faty, a lawyer for the Allô Senegal journalists, who both spoke to CPJ.

Senegal's top opposition leader freed from prison ahead of presidential election, lawyer says

Messenger-Inquirer 15 Mar 2024
A lawyer for Senegal’s top opposition leader says he has been released from jail ahead of the presidential election scheduled for the end of the month. Bamba Cisse says Sonko and his key ally, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, were both released ... .

Senegal’s opposition parties accuse authorities of delaying new election date

Business Day 21 Feb 2024
DakarOpposition candidates in Senegal’s presidential election have accused the authorities of dragging their feet on setting a new date for the vote after a court ruled that a 10-month postponement was unlawful.

Falana: ECOWAS Must Sanction Senegal for ‘Illegal’ Postponement of Elections

This Day 08 Feb 2024
... freezes and other targeted sanctions on Mr Sall and officials of his government responsible for serious violations of the democratic rights of the people of Senegal,” the human rights lawyer said.

Gabon : General Oligui Nguema in secret t�te-�-t�te with French lawyer Robert Bourgi

Africa Intelligence 23 Jan 2024
On the sidelines of an official visit to Senegal, Gabon's interim leader met in private on 19 January with lawyer Robert Bourgi, a key figure in French-Africa relations, to discuss the transition process in Gabon ....

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Caledonian Record 23 Jan 2024
Rear Adm ... The buildings collapsed on the soldiers ... × This page requires Javascript ... Testy encounters between lawyers and judges a defining feature of Trump's court cases so far. Senegal presidential candidate list excludes opposition leader Sonko.

Senegal: Pre-Election Crackdown

Human Rights Watch 22 Jan 2024
The authorities in Senegal have cracked down on the opposition, media, and civil society ... “Criticizing officials is not a crime and no one should face prison time for doing so,” said Faye’s lawyer ... I asked the guards whether I could talk to my lawyer.

Senegal candidate list excludes opposition leader

Taipei Times 21 Jan 2024
It is the first time Senegal has organized a presidential election with so many candidates, constitutional lawyer Babacar Gueye said.

Senegal : Sendou power station arbitration case suspended

Africa Intelligence 16 Jan 2024
Will Mauritian businessman Louis Claude Norland Suzor be forced to drop his arbitration case against Senegal? His lawyers at Baker ....

Senegal court rejects opposition leader's presidential bid

Urdu Point 05 Jan 2024
Senegal's Constitutional Council on Friday rejected the candidacy of jailed opposition leader Ousmane Sonko to run in next month's presidential vote, his lawyer said ... vote, his lawyer said.

Senegal Constitutional Council rejects opposition leader's presidential candidacy

Urdu Point 05 Jan 2024
Senegal's Constitutional Council on Friday rejected the candidacy of jailed opposition leader Ousmane Sonko to run in next month's presidential election on the grounds his application was incomplete, his lawyer said.