Mouvement des Forces Démocratiques de Casamance – Fact Sheet -
by Priscilla Sadatchy, researcher-stagiaire at GRIP
23 November 2011
The threat posed by armed and terrorists groups on peace and security in West Africa deserves our utmost attention. This datasheet on the Mouvement des Forces Démocratiques de Casamance (MFDC) aims to provide information about the historical and ideological foundations of this Senegalese separatist movement. It focuses on its complex structural organization and its sources of funding. The datasheet is also exploring its supporters and the involvement of the neighboring countries in the conflict. Finally, the most recent actions of this armed group are listed. This datasheet is part of a series of fact sheets on armed groups in West Africa.
Keywords: Mouvement des Forces Démocratiques de Casamance, West Africa, Senegal, armed groups.