Niger: Further information: Activist cleared of charges, another awaiting trial: Yahaya Badamassi and Sadat Illiya Dan Malam

Activist Yahaya Badamassi has been released after he was cleared of all charges by the Appeal Court of Zinder on 6 December. He had been detained for eight months charged with “participation in an insurrectional movement” and “conspiracy against state security”. Activist Sadat Illiya Dan Malam is still in detention awaiting trial.

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