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Updates and Resources (Senegal, WW2, Terrorism)

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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Weekly Update

Face à la politique répressive au Niger, le silence coupable de la France In Niger, under cover of Covid-19 restrictions, journalists are imprisoned for doing their job. And France is accused of turning a blind eye. Read more on Liberation Guinée: faut-il supprimer les forces de défense et de sécurité? Aliou Barry discusses the current security situation in Guinea, arguing that due to their behaviour, security and defence forces need to be replaced with an entire new structure. Read more on WATHI The COVID-19 Pandemic and Democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa Elena Gadjanova argues that COVID-19 will accelerate processes of divergence and heterogeneity, impacting aspects such as democratization, civil society and media environments, electoral management institutions but also intra-African integration and cooperation. Read more on Pandemipolitics  

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