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French lawyer Juan Branco faces 4 criminal count charges, remanded at Rebeuss prison

Arrested on Friday night in Mauritania, some 100 km from the capital Nouakchott, lawyer Juan Branco, a member of the Ousmane Sonko defense team, was finally remanded after midnight on August 6 at the Rebeuss prison in Dakar. According to Lawyer Ciré Clédor Ly, who recalls that the Franco-Spaniard “was […]

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IGP Ordered to pay a compensation of D425,000 to victim tortured by police officers

Justice Sheriff B. Tabally of the Brikama High Court on July 20, 2023 delivered a landmark judgement against police officers who were found guilty of torture against a civilian. The Applicant Assan Jagne filed a lawsuit against police officers at Farato Police Station, accusing them of torture and violating his rights.The complainant filed an originating summon against the […]