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Human Rights in REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL

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Senegal: President must rein in security forces as third person ...
1 February 2012

At least one man was killed on Tuesday when a police car ploughed into a group of anti-Wade protesters in Place de l'Obélisque in the capital, Dakar ...

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Senegal urged to stop clampdown on dissent as protesters ...
30 January 2012

One young male protester and an elderly female bystander were shot dead when the gendarmerie opened fire on a crowd.

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Amnesty International | Senegal urged to stop clampdown on ...
30 January 2012

Senegal's security forces must stop their violent clampdown on dissent, Amnesty International said today after two people were killed during protests ...

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Senegal: The human rights situation: Brief overview in the run ...
26 January 2012

In the run-up to the February 2012 presidential election, Senegal is faced with a double challenge regarding the respect of human rights. The country ...

Report       AFR 49/001/2012

Amnesty International | Senegal must not curtail freedom of ...
26 January 2012

Senegal must respect freedom of expression and assembly in the run-up to presidential elections, Amnesty International said today as a five-day protest ...

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Senegal: The sentence of a political opponent must be ...
24 October 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLI C STATEMENT. 24 October 2011. AI Index: AFR 49/002/2011. Senegal: The sentence ...

Public Statement       AFR 49/002/2011

Amnesty International statement to African Commission on ...
11 October 2011

In this statement, Amnesty International focuses on the status of the death penalty in Africa and progress towards its abolition. Among the 53 State Parties ...

Document       IOR 63/005/2011

Senegal: Authorities must not return former Chadian president ...
9 July 2011

Former president Hissène Habré is to be returned to Chad, where he face the death penalty for allegedly planning to overthrow the government.

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Amnesty International | Senegal: Authorities must not return ...
9 July 2011

Amnesty International has urged the Senegalese authorities not to return former Chadian president Hissène Habré to Chad where he has been sentenced ...

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Letter Writing Marathon 2010: Final report
21 February 2011

In December 2010, hundreds of thousands of people across the world came together to take action on behalf of individuals at risk of human rights violations ...

Report       ACT 30/007/2011