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Niger: Further Information: Activists cleared of charges, two awaiting trial

, Index number: AFR 43/9235/2018

Three activists, Ibrahim Diori, Maïkoul Zodi, and Karim Tanko were released on 5 October after they were cleared of all charges. They had been detained for almost 6 months charged with organizing and participating in a prohibited protest" and "damaging of public property". Abdourahamane Idé Hassane was cleared of all charges on 19 April. He had earlier been released on bail. Two other activists are still awaiting trial in Zinder.