· January, 2013

Stories about Senegal from January, 2013

Sant'Egidio Community Helps Free Senegalese Hostages

  17 January 2013

Last December, eight Senegalese prisoners were freed following long negotiations led by the Sant'Egidio community. The hostages were taken by guerrillas who have been fighting for independence in Casamance, Senegal's most southern region, since 1982.