Separatism in Casamance: How to End the War? Constitutional Federalism or Autonomy?

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The article is devoted to analysis of the military conflict in the southern region of Senegal, Casamance. The conflict for autonomy in the region continues for more than thirty years between MFDС separatist group (Movement of democratic forces of Casamance) and the government of Senegal. The emergence of this crisis is due to historical, cultural and social specificities of the region. The author shows that the conflict is also largely affected by political instability in neighboring countries: Guinea Bissau and Gambia.


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Saidu Diallo

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

Author for correspondence.
Email: wesley.wesley@yandex.ru
Miklukho-Maklaya str. 6, Moscow, Russia, 117198

postgraduate student of the Department of Comparative

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