“The de-facto group Front National pour la Défense de la Constitution (FNDC) has been dissolved.” The government announced the FNDC’s dissolution in a decree issued by territorial administration minister Mory Condé on 8 August, which argued: “Since its creation, […] the movement has always been known for violence against people, degradation and destruction of public and private property, and acts of incitement to hatred or discrimination against people due to their origin or ideology”.
For the FNDC, this announcement is a non-event. “The movement was created on 3 April 2019 and not on 14 October 2019,” as mentioned in the minister’s dissolution order, said FNDC communications chief Abdoulaye Oumou Sow, with irony. “It is therefore obvious that he is talking about another FNDC.”
Demonstrations planned for 17 August
Proof that they are not worried by the decree, Sow and other FNDC leaders
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