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Papa Massata Diack corruption appeal opens in Paris

Reuters 13 Jan 2023
His lawyers asked on Friday that the appeal be postponed because Papa Massata was under "legal supervision" in Senegal where he faces a similar investigation and could not leave the country, but the court rejected the request ... Contacted in Senegal by Reuters, Papa ...
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Court orders release of Senegal government critic Pape Ale Niang

Joy Online 11 Jan 2023
A judge on Tuesday ordered the release of a Senegalese journalist and prominent anti-government critic after more than two months in detention, his lawyers said ... Lawyer Moussa Sarr told Agence France-Presse the temporary release order came with a strict ban on Niang commenting on the case as well as a travel ban.
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A flag hangs from a Colonial-era building, during a visit by French President Francois Hollande to Goree Island, in Dakar, Senegal
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Court Orders Release of Senegal Government Critic

Voa News 10 Jan 2023
A judge on Tuesday ordered the release of a Senegalese journalist and prominent anti-government critic after more than two months in detention, his lawyers said ... Lawyer Moussa Sarr told Agence France-Presse the temporary release order came with a strict ban on Niang commenting on the case as well as a travel ban.
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UN envoy calls for release of jailed journalist on hunger strike in Senegal

The Observer 06 Jan 2023
Pressure is mounting on authorities in Senegal to release a journalist and human rights defender on hunger strike in detention, after reports of his deteriorating health ... On Saturday, activists in Senegal are expected to protest outside the hospital in the capital, Dakar, where Niang is being held ... Senegal’s women need to express their anger.
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Senegal MPs jailed for kicking pregnant colleague Amy Ndiaye

Yahoo Daily News 02 Jan 2023
Two opposition MPs in Senegal have been given six-month jail sentences for kicking a pregnant colleague in the stomach during a budget debate ... Despite leaving hospital she "remains in an extremely difficult situation," her lawyer Baboucar Ciss� told news agency AFP.
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Senegalese leader of the opposition faces rape accuser

Taipei Times 07 Dec 2022
Senegal’s opposition leader on Tuesday was questioned in a Dakar court hearing over rape accusations, lawyers told local media. Ousmane Sonko, who was third in Senegal’s presidential election in 2019, has enjoyed a rapid political rise thanks in part to his popularity with young people and has declared himself a candidate for the 2024 elections.
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Main facade Sultan College, Dakar, Senegal
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Senegalese police are searching for MPs who slapped and kicked a woman MP during budget debate

Independent online (SA) 06 Dec 2022
Fight breaks out in Senegal's parliament after a male opposition lawmaker slapped a pregnant colleague ... According to Ndiaye’s lawyers, a complaint was filed on Monday at a Dakar court against the two MPs involved, Ndiaye's lawyer told the media on Tuesday ... Fights in Senegal’s parliament are not a novel occurrence.
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Senegal supporters rejoice as team go through to World Cup knockouts in Qatar

France24 30 Nov 2022
Senegal are through to the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar after a sensational ...
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Historic Senegal Fishmeal Factory Lawsuit Dismissed

Voa News 05 Nov 2022
A court in Senegal has dismissed a lawsuit by a fishermen’s collective against a fishmeal factory they had accused of polluting their village and destroying their livelihoods ... Boubacar Cisse, the lawyer for the fishmeal factory, formerly known as Barna Senegal, said the factory plans to take action against the collective.
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FIFA set date for Chile appeal over Ecuador World Cup player

Egypt Today 01 Sep 2022
(Reuters) - FIFA will hold an appeal hearing on Sept ... Ecuador are in Group A alongside hosts Qatar, Senegal and the Netherlands. The World Cup kicks off on Nov. 21. Eduardo Carlezzo, the lawyer representing the Football Federation of Chile in its FIFA Appeal, told Reuters in an email that the governing body had called Castillo himself to testify ... .
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FIFA set date for Chile appeal over Ecuador World Cup playerIf Ecuador had lost points ...

Deccan Herald 01 Sep 2022
FIFA will hold an appeal hearing on Sept ... Ecuador have denied that the player was ineligible ... Ecuador is in Group A alongside hosts Qatar, Senegal and the Netherlands ... Eduardo Carlezzo, the lawyer representing the Football Federation of Chile in its FIFA Appeal, told Reuters in an email that the governing body had called Castillo himself to testify.
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Former ICE detainees file $10M lawsuit against Bristol County sheriff, federal agencies

The Sun Chronicle 27 Jul 2022
District Court in Boston ... Hodgson is a strong supporter of former president Donald J. Trump ... At least two former detainees have since been deported to their native countries of Senegal and Ecuador. The former detainees are represented by a lawyer for Rights Behind Bars, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit legal advocacy agency for incarcerated people ... .
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Ibrahim Pam Seeks to Put Nigeria on World Stage as ICC Registrar

This Day 10 Jul 2022
In my professional career I have had the privilege to serve the course of justice at both national and international levels, particularly in countries across Africa that have borne the scars of mass atrocities, including Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Mali, Senegal and Kenya,” he said.
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The Future of Mud

The Atlantic 05 Jul 2022
When Germany’s president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, came to Senegal last February for an economic summit, he took a break from conference rooms in the capital city of Dakar to get his hands dirty, literally, as he learned to make compressed-earth blocks from a mix of iron-rich soil, sand, water, and a bit of cement.
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Ecuador keep their place in World Cup

The Wire Network 12 Jun 2022
If Chile had been successful, they would have leapfrogged Ecuador into direct World Cup qualification ... "The eloquent and substantiated evidence we showed was not enough ... "This is a subject to be analyzed by our lawyers," he told reporters. Ecuador are in Group A with Qatar, the Netherlands and Senegal at the World Cup finals later this year ....

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