Senegal: The State Should Transfer From Commitment To Robust Motion To Protect Talibé Youngsters Amnesty Worldwide

While harnessing the know-how and approving the utilization of the same during legal trials, the proposed new code has additionally sought to allow the trials, proceedings, and inquiries underneath the code to be carried out in an digital mode by use of electronic communication or use of audio-video electronic means. Section 356 of the proposed new code seeks to offer for a process to conduct a trial and cross the judgment in absentia of a proclaimed offender. The Section begins with a non-obstante clause and prescribes that a proclaimed offender shall be deemed to waive his right to be current and tried in individual, and the Court can proceed with trial in a manner as if he is present and pronounce the judgment.

With few exceptions (most notably, the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and the not-yet-in-force African Union Convention on Cyber Security and Personal Data Protection), international law does not …