State Prosecutor Demands Three Years Imprisonment For Civil Society Leaders.

State Prosecutor Demands Three Years Imprisonment For Civil Society Leaders.

11 Dec 2018, by Kez@ClosingSpaces in CS Database

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 OccurrenceNiger Republic
Date of Occurrence17 Jul 2018
Legal FoundationsArticle 23 and 24 of the Nigerien Constitution.
Rights ImplicatedFreedom Of Thought, Expression, Association, Assembly, Procession and Demonstration...
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