21 March, 2017
Various civil society news in West Africa are captured in this edition of the Situation Report. Regarding the situation in the Gambia for example, the West Africa Civil Society Forum (WACSOF), a regional civil society group called to embark on a peaceful civil disobedience against President Jammeh’s regime until he relinquishes power. In a statement delivered at a press conference at its secretariat in Abuja, WACSOF called on the international community to make sure Mr. Jammeh respects the wish of the people of the Gambia and hand over to Mr. Barrow.
The situation report also covers Mali, where the Association de la cellule des sans voix (ACSV) called for the mobilisation of the actors of social movements to support the magistrates in their fight for an independent and fair justice system.
These and many more interesting civil society news updates feature in this edition of the civil society situation report.