Exiled Niger Politician Sentenced for Baby Smuggling
Hama Amadou, the main challenger to President Mahamadou Issoufou in last year's presidential election, has been living in France and was tried in absentia. His defense team views the decision as an attempt to bar him from future elections.
VOA, 14 March 2017
An appeals court in Niger has found an exiled opposition leader guilty of baby smuggling and sentenced him to one year in prison. Hama Amadou, who was the main challenger to… Read more »