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Today's sports news: What you need to know

RNZ 03 Dec 2021
Lamine Diack, the former head of world athletics' governing body who was convicted of corruption last year, died at home in Senegal on Friday at the age of 88, his son said ... He remained under house arrest in France and was later released on bail, allowing him to return to Senegal.
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Lawyers Seek ICC Probe Into Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

Kayhan 30 Aug 2021
Lawyer Almudena Bernabeu, representing victims of the school bus attack, said that the coalition said it would investigate the deadly strike and bring those responsible to justice ... A written submission filed by the lawyers says Jordan deployed fighter jets to the coalition, Senegal provided troops, while the Maldives supported it diplomatically.
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Lawyers seek ICC probe into alleged war crimes in Yemen

The New Arab 30 Aug 2021
Lawyer Almudena Bernabeu, representing victims of the school bus attack, said that the coalition said it would investigate the deadly strike and bring those responsible to justice ... A written submission filed by the lawyers says Jordan deployed fighter jets to the coalition, Senegal provided troops, while the Maldives supported it diplomatically.
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Notable deaths from across the nation and around the world

News-Press Now 27 Aug 2021
DAKAR, Senegal . Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre, the first former head of state to be convicted of crimes against humanity by an African court after his government was accused of killing 40,000 people, has died in Senegal ... Habre fled to Senegal after being overthrown in December 1990 ... But Senegal refused to take any action.
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Hissene Habre, onetime brutal dictator of Chad, dies of COVID-19

The Los Angeles Times 25 Aug 2021
Chad’s former dictator Hissene Habre, the first former head of state to be convicted of crimes against humanity by an African court after his government was accused of killing 40,000 people, has died in Senegal at age 79 ... Habre fled to Senegal after being overthrown in December 1990 ... But Senegal refused to take any action.
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Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre dies of COVID-19 at 79

SCNOW Morning News 24 Aug 2021
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre, the first former head of state to be convicted of crimes against humanity by an African court after his government was accused of killing 40,000 people, has died in Senegal ... Habre fled to Senegal after being overthrown in December 1990 ... But Senegal refused to take any action.
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Chad’s former dictator Hissene Habre dies of COVID-19 at 79

Wtop 24 Aug 2021
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chad’s former dictator Hissene Habre, the first former head of state to be convicted of crimes against humanity by an African court after his government was accused of killing tens of thousands of people, has died in Senegal ... Habre fled to Senegal after being overthrown in December 1990.
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More Victims of QNet Scam Scheme Speak Up

Foroyaa 03 Aug 2021
“He told me he is a lawyer working for an international company based all over the world ... He told me that the papers were in Senegal and the Whiteman is working on them; that they wanted to take them to Europe to prepare my papers,” he said.
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Gambian Refugees in Senegal Ask Government to Respect Their Rights

Foroyaa 01 Jul 2021
Forced to flee to Senegal 12 years ago by the former regime, natives of Kerr Mot Hali are still in Senegal as refugees with no access to education, health and other social services ... Lawyer Lamin K. Mboge appeared for the current occupants whereas Lawyer Sheriff Kumba Jobe represented the Gambian exiles in Senegal.
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‘Historic moment’: Legal experts unveil new definition of ecocide

Al Jazeera 22 Jun 2021
In hammering out the law’s definition, the panel of 12 renowned lawyers from countries such as Bangladesh, Chile, Norway, Samoa, Senegal and the United States have sought a balance “between wanting to go far and wanting to be pragmatic”, said Professor Philippe Sands, the panel’s co-chair.
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Baye Modou Fall: The Senegalese convict who says he escaped prison 12 times

BBC News 04 Jun 2021
He says he had been waiting trial for nine years and some lawyers say his case highlights the need to reform Senegal's justice system ... In Senegal he has been nicknamed Boy Djinné, which means Spirit Boy in the Wolof language, but his former lawyer thinks this doesn't reflect his true character.
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Former world track chief Diack back in Senegal after release

The Joplin Globe 11 May 2021
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Disgraced former world athletics head Lamine Diack returned home to Senegal late Monday after a local soccer club paid a bond of just over $600,000 to allow him to leave France ... The money was raised by a soccer club in Senegal that Diack once led, according to an official with the club and also Diack's lawyer.
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Disgraced former World Athletics chief Lamine Diack returns to Senegal after local football club pays for his release from France

Yahoo Daily News 11 May 2021
Dakar, Senegal. Disgraced former World Athletics head Lamine Diack returned home to Senegal late Monday after a local football club paid a bond of just over $600,000 to allow him to leave France ... The money was raised by a football club in Senegal that Diack once led, according to an official with the club and also Diack's lawyer.
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Ex-athletics chief can leave France

Dawn 05 May 2021
Diack’s lawyers said a Senegalese football club had raised the money to pay the bond ... “He paid the 500,000 euros last week,” one of his lawyers, Simon Ndiaye, said, while adding that Diack still had ‘administrative formalities to complete’ before returning to Senegal.
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Sports World: Squad size quota increased for Euro

Straits Times 04 May 2021
REUTERS Ex-athletics chief to return to Senegal. PARIS • The former head of global athletics, Lamine Diack, sentenced by a French court to a four-year jail term, two of which were suspended, will be allowed to return to Senegal after posting a bond with French justice.
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