Related Rule
Senegal
Practice Relating to Rule 161. International Cooperation in Criminal Proceedings
Section D. Political offence exception to extradition
Senegal’s Law on Extradition (1971) states:
The extradition is not accorded:
(2) if the crime or offence is of a political character or if it is clear from the circumstances that the extradition is demanded for political purposes. Regarding acts committed in the course of an insurrection or a civil war by one of the parties … they can only result in extradition if they constitute … [serious violations of the laws of war] and the civil war [or insurrection] is over. 
Senegal, Law on Extradition, 1971, Article 5.
In 2011, in its third periodic report to the Committee against Torture, Senegal stated:
I. Information on new measures and new developments relating to the implementation of the [1984] Convention [against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment]
Article 7 of the Convention
Paragraph 1
121. As a general rule, extradition is regulated in Senegal by Act No. 71-77 of 28 December 1971. Article 5 of this law lists the cases in which extradition shall not be granted:
(2) When the crime or offence is of a political nature or if the circumstances indicate that the extradition request is politically motivated. Acts committed during a rebellion or civil war by one of the parties involved in order to further its cause are extraditable only if they constitute acts of extreme barbarity or destructiveness prohibited by the laws of war and only after the civil war has ended[.] 
Senegal, Third periodic report to the Committee against Torture, 5 October 2011, UN Doc. CAT/C/SEN/3, submitted 9 February 2011, § 121.