Senegal

© SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images
  • Country profile

Overview

The authorities continued to restrict the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression. Prisons remained overcrowded. Although several police officers were convicted of unlawful killings, impunity remained a concern. Men and women faced arrest because of their real or perceived sexual orientation. Despite efforts to reduce the number of children begging on the streets, impunity for child exploitation and child abuse persisted.

Read more

Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

News

Media enquiries

Sadibou Marong

West and Central Africa Press Officer, +221 33 869 30 03

Our Offices

Section office

303/GRD Sacré-cœur II Résidence Arame SIGA BP 35269 DAKAR COLOBANE

Phone

00221338254738

Fax

00221338254730

Email

contact@amnesty.sn

Go to section website

Amnesty International Secretariat Office

View All Contact Info