Senegal’s jailed opposition leader announced Tuesday that he resumed hunger strike as an “act of solidarity” to his “courageous patriotic sisters.”
The announcement comes at a time when a group of female prisoners tied to PASTEF have been on hunger strike over a week. They are denouncing ‘abusive detention conditions’ at Camp Pénal detention centre in Dakar.
Ousman Sonko also cited his ‘illegal imprisonment,’ describing it as “politically motivated.”
It could be recalled that Sonko recently put a halt to his hunger strike after more than 30 days of black diet…