Senegalese American youth in Harlem remember lives lost during last week’s protests in Senegal

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senegalese American youth gathered at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building in Harlem on March 12, 2021 in solidarity with the Senegalese opposition back home. They remembered the lives lost during the protests … Read More

Ousmane Sonko: Free at last!

Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was released on March 8, 2021 from a detention his lawyer is said should not have exceeded 48 hours. Sonko was arrested on March 3, 2021 on his way to court to respond to rape … Read More

Macky Sall has yet to address the nation despite 9 Senegalese dead during protests

Photo credit: Badara Preira There have been nine Senegalese dead so far according to reports, since the beginning of the protests started on March 3, 2021 after the arrest of Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. Several opposition and religious leaders … Read More

Senegalese New Yorkers rally at the UN to demand the release of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko

Photos credit: Houreidja Tall On March 4, 2021, Senegalese New Yorkers held a rally at the United Nations to demand the release of Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, who was arrested the day before on his way to a court … Read More

Senegalese Opposition leader Ousmane Sonko arrested on March 3, 2021

Senegalese Opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was arrested on Wednesday March 3, 2021 on his way to court where he was scheduled to appear for rape allegations.   Sonko, who was followed by his supporters, is accused of disturbing public order … Read More