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Senegal Over 100 prominent figures, including intellectuals, artists and filmmakers sign an open letter demanding an end to impunity for Macky Sall’s regime Read more on: Senegal Uprising: End impunity for Macky Sall’s regime – ROAPE (roape.net) José Epita Mbomo The Guinean-Spanish-French man who used his skills as an electrician to sabotage Wehrmacht networks and facilities during World War II Read more on: Spanish Civil War: José Epita Mbomo, the Spanish electrician who sabotaged the Nazis – EL PAÍS in English (elpais.com) New Frontiers of Terrorism in Africa Watch full recording of webinar on YouTube

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North Africa Roundup

Morroco The Moroccan government is playing on Europe’s migration fears to garner support for its claims over Western Sahara. Read more on orientxxi.info Algeria In Algeria, protests continue despite Covid restrictions in order to mark the anniversary of the Hirak. Read more on aljazeera.com President Tebboune dissolved the Algerian Parliament on 18 February and called for early partliamentary elections. Read more on lemonde.fr These new measures only galvanised popular mobilisation. Read more on elwatan.com Tunisia Protests also continued in Tunisia. Read more on meshkal.org, on hrw.org and on globalvoices.org Ennahda leader Rached Ghannouchi discusses the legacy of the 2011 revolution and the role of his party. Read more on middleeasteye.net

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