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T.I.: Anti-corruption leader arrested in Niger as civil society faces increased intimidation
August 24th, 2009
Transparency International has released the following release highlighting their concern about the arrest of anti-corruption leader Wada Maman in Niger:

Transparency International (TI) is seriously concerned about the arrest in Niger, of Wada Maman, Board Member and Secretary General of TI chapter, the Association Nigérienne de Lutte contre la Corruption (ANLC).

The arrest, on Saturday 22 August, took place as Maman made his way across the Nigerien capital, Niamey. He was travelling from his home to the home of another ANLC member and transferring from a minibus-taxi to another taxi when members...

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