Senegal: Sonko Back on Hunger Strike

 

Senegalese opposition leader, Ousmane Sonko, has gone back on hunger strike.
Sonko ended his hunger strike after influential leaders prevailed on him as his health deteriorated in prison.

However, a few days after a district court overturned his removal from the electoral roll, Sonko posted on his social media platforms announcing his decision to continue protesting against his imprisonment.

He addressed his supporters: “I thank God and invite you today, more than ever, to more commitment, determination, and solidarity in the face of this dictatorship with less than five months left. I remind you accordingly of our constitutional right to resistance. As for us, we can only resort to the means of resistance that our current situation allows. This is why I decided to go back on a hunger strike