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Senegal: President must rein in security forces as third person killed amid protests

Headline Title:  Senegal: President must rein in security forces 01 February 2012 Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade must rein in security forces, Amnesty International urged today after a third person was killed and dozens injured by police during two days of demonstrations across the country. At least one man was killed yesterday when a police car ploughed into a group of anti-Wade protesters in Place de l’Obélisque in the capital, Dakar. Eyewitnesses told Amnesty International that demonstrators came under fire from police, who also threw a tear gas canister at an ambulance. “President…

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