Senegal capital erupts in protest over new election law - Reuters
Apr 19, 2018 ... Protests flared in Senegal's capital on Thursday and a parliamentary debate descended into pushing and shoving over a change to an election law that critics say will make it impossible for minor candidates to run for president in 2019.
Jan 31, 2012 ... A large number of Senegalese police are deployed in central Dakar ahead of a rally against President Abdoulaye Wade's re-election bid. ... 'Every time the opposition protesters are in the street, each time there is a lot of violence and the police forces have not the elements to control this,' he said.
Senegal also borders The Gambia, a country occupying a narrow sliver of land along the banks of the Gambia River, which separates Senegal's southern region of Casamance from the rest of the country. Senegal also shares a maritime border with Cape Verde. Senegal's economic and political capital is Dakar. It is the ...
Senegal protest against proposed election law turns violent - Iran Daily
Apr 19, 2018 ... Protesters in Senegal's capital Dakar were confronted by tear gas on Thursday as police arrested several key opposition figures. The clashes came after a group of protesters, around 100 people, blocked a street near the Senegalese parliament, known as the National Assembly, while some 50 protesters ...
Abdoulaye Wade - Wikipedia
Abdoulaye Wade (born 29 May 1926) is a Senegalese politician who was President of Senegal from 2000 to 2012. He is also the Secretary-General of the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS), having led the party since it was founded in 1974. A long-time opposition leader, he ran for President four times, beginning in 1978, ...
Apr 19, 2018 ... Police in the capital Dakar on Thursday used teargas to disperse about 100 people protesting proposed amendments to the electoral code ahead of next year's presidential election. Two members of the opposition were among several people reported to have been arrested at the demonstration.
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