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Two human rights defenders, Moussa Tchangari and Nouhou Azirka, were arrested on 18 and 24 May respectively after making public statements on human rights violations during the state of emergency in the Diffa region in Niger and the poor working conditions of security forces. Both are being detained without charge in Niamey, Niger.
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The US disappeared more than 100 men. Many were tortured. Now there are 6,700 pages officially documenting this story of abuses. But the Justice Department won't even read it?!