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The verdict in the Ousmane Sonko v. Adji Sarr trial is in

Sonko has been acquitted of the violence charges but still found guilty of clear misconduct.

Senegal is currently experiencing a wave of violence, triggered by two trials surrounding the opposition politician Ousmane Sonko. Sonko was accused of rape in 2021. He is the opposition's declared candidate for the 2024 presidential elections. impossible with the conviction.

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