Social Media Shutdown in Senegal Amid Fatal Protests Following Sonko’s Sentencing

Social media and messaging platforms in Senegal have been blocked following violent protests over the sentencing of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. The unrest resulted in the death of at least nine people as Sonko’s supporters clashed with police.   Sonko received a two-year jail sentence for immoral behavior, but was acquitted of rape charges. His […]