State Prosecutor Demands Three Years Imprisonment For Civil Society Leaders.11 Dec 2018, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
State prosecutors in Niger Republic have demanded three years imprisonment for twenty-four influential civil society leaders in the country charged to court for leading a wave of popular protests against the country’s 2018 finance law that grants tax concessions to telecommunication agencies at the expense of citizens.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Niger Republic|
|Date of Occurrence||17 Jul 2018|
|Legal Foundations||Article 23 and 24 of the Nigerien Constitution.|
|Rights Implicated||Freedom Of Thought, Expression, Association, Assembly, Procession and Demonstration...|