"The King of England came to Paris with the rain." Youssou N'Dour is in a jovial mood this Thursday, September 21 afternoon when we find him in his dressing room of the Théâtre du Châtelet (Paris, I). However, the night before, the world premiere of his new show, the musical tale "Birima", which is still played four times until Saturday night in Paris, was particularly disrupted by supporters of Ousmane Sonko, the main opponent of the Senegalese president, imprisoned since July. For an hour, a handful of spectators scattered throughout the room shouted "Free Sonko!", "Macky Sall the dictator", or "Youssou N'Dour assassin".
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