Tag: prison

Legal Matters, News, Politics

Two Senegalese opposition MPs sent to prison

Two opposition Parliamentarians from the opposition party PUR, were on Thursday sent to prison by a judge in Dakar, Senegal, Senegal’s leading online news site Seneweb reports. The MPs; Massata Samb and Mamadou Niang are members of the opposition coalition Yewwi Askan Wii. They are prosecuted for the assault of their […]

Sports, World News

Former FIFA Chiefs Blatter and Platini get 20-month prison sentences

On 15 June 2022, Switzerland’s public prosecutor issued Sepp Blatter (86) and Michel Platini (66) with 20-month suspended prison sentences in connection with accusations of fraud against the football organisation FIFA, reported RTS. The week before, the two defendants had rejected all of the accusations, which included the improper transfer […]

Migration, News

12 Gambians Released From Libyan Prisons To Be Repatriated

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad has disclosed that twelve Gambian migrants who had already served a year imprisonment in Libya are to return to the country after engagement with Libyan authorities. “In April 2022, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad engaged […]