Senegalese Gendarmerie places activist under committal order

Senegalese Gendarmerie places activist under committal order

31 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Mamadou Lamine Massaly, an activist of the opposition Senegalese Democratic Party, was placed under a committal order by the Senegalese Gendarmerie for allegedly making defamatory statements against Aminata Tall, President of the Senegalese Economic and Social Council.

Details of Occurrence

Country of OccurrenceSenegal
Date of Occurrence27 Feb 2015
Security Agents InvolvedGendarmerie Nationale Senegalaise
Legal FoundationsArticle 7 of the Senegalese constitution
Rights ImplicatedFreedom of expression

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