April 22, 2024

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Amnesty Act passed by the Council of Ministers

Amnesty Act passed by the Council of Ministers

The amnesty law was approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday evening. This was proposed during the opening of the national dialogue launched by President McGee Sall last Monday to try to find a way out of the crisis the country is facing since the head of state announced the postponement of the presidential election.

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With our correspondent in Dakar, Thea Olivier

President Mackey Sal Promulgated the Amnesty Act ” Facts related to political demonstrations » Adopted by the Council of Ministers to take place from 2021. During these protest days, hundreds of people were arrested, dozens died and significant material damage was caused.

But before taking effect, the law still needs to be voted on by the National Assembly. No date has been announced for this. The law, which was aimed at peace, was not unanimous in any way, either in the opposition camp or in the majority.

National Dialogue

In the Council of Ministers, the Chairman Senegal He also announced that he would get it National Dialogue Report During a hearing scheduled for Monday, March 4, he will refer the matter to the Constitutional Council to get an opinion on the negotiations' recommendations.

June 2 presidential election, list of additional candidates, President Mackey Sall continues as head of state until his successor is chosen… Many proposals resulting from the national dialogue were rejected by 17 of the 19 candidates elected. Constituent Assembly. Most of them have contacted the Seven Wise Men, who accuse Mackie Saul of taking action. will expand » « No date has been set for the election ».

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