Your search for Senegal retrieved 8 results.
New Court to Try Former Chadian Leader (August 29, 2012) by Constance Johnson
On August 22, 2012, the African Union and Senegal concluded an agreement on a special tribunal to try Hissène Habré, the ...
Court Permits Candidacy for Third Presidential Term (February 03, 2012) by Constance Johnson
On January 30, 2012, Senegal's Constitutional Court, the Conseil Constitutionel, determined that the current leader of the country, President Abdoulaye Wade, ...
Activist Sentenced to Two Years in Jail (October 26, 2011) by Constance Johnson
On October 20, 2011, a court in Senegal sentenced Malick Noel Seck to two years of imprisonment following his conviction for ...
Topic: Freedom of speech
Extradition of Terror Suspects Approved by Court (August 05, 2010) by Constance Johnson
On July 29, 2010, an appeals court in Senegal approved the extradition to their home country of three men from Morocco ...
Adoption of Gender Parity Law (June 07, 2010) by Nicole Atwill
The Senegalese Parliament recently adopted a new law requiring all political parties to introduce absolute gender parity in electoral lists for ...
Radio Stations Suspended (March 27, 2009) by Constance Johnson
According to the press freedom organization Reporters Without Borders, on March 14, 2009, Senegal suspended the operations of three radio stations ...
Topic: Freedom of the press
Fishery Agreement Signed (April 02, 2008) by Constance Johnson
Mauritania and Senegal signed a one-year fishery agreement, under which 300 permits will be issued to Senegalese fishermen working in Mauritanian ...
Topic: Commerce and industry
Jurisdiction: Mauritania / Senegal
Penalties Increased for Drug Crimes (February 02, 2008) by Constance Johnson
Under a new law adopted by Senegal's legislature, the punishment for drug trafficking will be increased to 10 to 20 years ...
Topic: Narcotics and drug abuse
Last updated: August 29, 2012