Is the Senegalese capital about to lose its mayor? Six months after his appeal trial, Barthélémy Dias should be fixed on his fate on September 21. set in cause in the death by firearm of a thug of the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS), on December 22, 2011, a few weeks before a tense presidential election, the one who was then an impetuous young elected socialist became, on January 23 last , the new mayor of Dakar. Member of the Yewwi Askan Wi coalition, he is also one of the main opponents of the president macky Sall, and a possible candidate for the 2024 presidential election.
Senegal – Barthélémy Dias: “That day, I had to fight for my life”
On March 6, 2022, the appeal hearing had hardly been commensurate with what was at stake. Folded in a few hours, after an intervention limited to two minutes by the father of the victim, Ndiaga Diouf, and the statements of Barthélémy Dias. A botched trial where no witness is silent present.