Protestors hold stones and portraits of Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko during clashes with police in Dakar on February 9, 2024.
Sall’s decision to push back the 25 February presidential vote has plunged Senegal into one of its worst crises since independence from France in 1960.
Protests pitting youths against the security forces have turned increasingly violent in a country seen as a haven of stability and democracy in West Africa, a region roiled by coups and unrest.
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Publish date : 2024-02-11 16:32:40