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Senegal: Analysis of the laws amending the criminal code and the code of criminal procedure

, N° d'index: AFR 49/6006/2017

In the name of the war on terror and cybercrime, the two laws amending the Criminal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure adopted by Senegal’s National Assembly on 28 October 2016 contain draconian provisions. They must be revised in order to bring them into line with Senegal’s obligations under international and regional human rights law.

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