Senegal opposition leader urges ‘much larger’, ‘peaceful’ protests

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    #Senegal’s main #opposition leader called on Monday for “much larger” protests, but urged non-violence after days of deadly clashes in the West African state sparked by his recent arrest. President #MackySall also called for calm, appealing in an address to the nation for protesters to avoid confrontation.

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