Internet shut down as Senegal plunges into chaos

Recent articles in Senegal

Senegal’s reputation as model democracy fading

Senegal’s otherwise glowing image is being undermined as authorities manipulate laws on publication of false news and defamation to arbitrarily detain and prosecute journalists.

Senegalese reporter Maty Sarr Niang remains behind bars

Conditions of Pape Ndiaye and Serigne Saliou Gueye’s provisional release, requires them to report to the prosecutor’s office once a month and prevents them from leaving the country.

Never-ending criminalisation over the reporting of Senegalese opposition politician’s rape case

Senegalese reporter Pape Ndiaye is charged with “spreading false news”, just a few months after the controversial arrest of journalist Pape Alé Niang.