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March 2012 (vol 5 issue 6)

IMAGES: "Y'En A Marre!" (We're Fed Up!): Senegal in the Season of Discontent

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image: African Renaissance statue in Dakar
African Renaissance statue in Dakar
image: Youssou N'dour, the popular Senegalese singer who tried to run for president but had his candidacy rejected by the bureaucracy
Youssou N'dour, the popular Senegalese singer who tried to run for president but had his candidacy rejected by the bureaucracy
image: Abdoulaye Wade at the World Economic Forum meeting in New York, 2002
Abdoulaye Wade at the World Economic Forum meeting in New York, 2002
image: Léopold Senghor, president of Senegal from 1960 to 1980
Léopold Senghor, president of Senegal from 1960 to 1980
image: Monument near the Maison des Esclaves on Gorée Island, Senegal
Monument near the Maison des Esclaves on Gorée Island, Senegal
image: Abdou Diouf, president of Senegal from 1981 to 2000
Abdou Diouf, president of Senegal from 1981 to 2000
image: The National Assembly building in Dakar
The National Assembly building in Dakar
image: The Place de l’Indépendance in Dakar, Senegal
The Place de l’Indépendance in Dakar, Senegal
image: Security forces train a water canon on protesters outside the National Assembly on June 23, 2011.
Security forces train a water canon on protesters outside the National Assembly on June 23, 2011.
image: Dakar, the capital of Senegal
Dakar, the capital of Senegal
image: Wall mural depicting traditional Senegalese dancing
Wall mural depicting traditional Senegalese dancing
image: A Dakar street market
A Dakar street market
image: A street market in Malem-Hodar, Senegal
A street market in Malem-Hodar, Senegal
image: Peanuts are a primary cash crop in Senegal
Peanuts are a primary cash crop in Senegal
image: Main street of the tourist resort town of Saly, Senegal
Main street of the tourist resort town of Saly, Senegal
image: Imperial administrators of pre-independence Senegal
Imperial administrators of pre-independence Senegal
image: Sugar processing plant in Senegal
Sugar processing plant in Senegal
image: Small scale fishing for local markets is visible throughout Senegal.
Small scale fishing for local markets is visible throughout Senegal.
image: Crowds gather outside the National Assembly building on June 23, 2011.
Crowds gather outside the National Assembly building on June 23, 2011.
image: Security forces in riot gear confront protesters in the streets of Dakar on June 23, 2011.
Security forces in riot gear confront protesters in the streets of Dakar on June 23, 2011.
image: The album art for a new compilation of music by a collective of Y'En A Marre rappers
The album art for a new compilation of music by a collective of Y'En A Marre rappers
image: Senegalese rapper Fou Malade
Senegalese rapper Fou Malade

 

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