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Vol 65 No 8

Published 11th April 2024


Probe of René-era corruption goes awry

Elected on promises of judicial and political reform, Wavel Ramkalawan's government is struggling to hold its predecessor to account

The attempts by President Wavel Ramkalawan and his Linyon Demokratik Seselwa (LDS) party to prosecute top officials of the Albert René government for terrorism and corruption are in danger of running into the sand. And they risk damaging the democratic credentials of the Ramkalawan government in the process. Defendants are complaining of poor treatment and inhumane conditions while in custody.

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