Supporters of Senegal’s opposition leader Ousmane Sonko run down the road after word that their leader was arrested made its rounds in Dakar, on March 3, 2021. PHOTO: JOHN WESSELS / AFP

Senegal Suspends Two TV Channels over reporting protest activities,saying this bring so much unrest to the society.

The Senegalese authorities on Thursday suspended the signal of two private television stations for 72 hours.

Accusing them of broadcasting “in loop” images of unrest triggered by the arrest of an opposition leader.

The decision announced by the National Audiovisual Regulatory Council (CNRA) affects Sen TV and Walf TV channels

This Barn is to begin and starts from today till on Sunday

Senegalese police clashing with supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, arrested on Wednesday now facing accusation of breaching public order

Senegal Suspends Two TV Channels for 72 hours is a necessary precaution to take to retain law and order. According to the Regulatory bodies protest contents could incite the citizens if not properly communicated against the government

Senegal gendarmes take part in an operation to move out university students, who support arrested opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, from the “Centre des œuvres universitaires” (COUD) in Dakar on March 4, 2021. PHOTO: JOHN WESSELS / AFP

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