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Mohamed Toumba, an officer involved in the ouster of Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum, addresses supporters of the military junta in Niamey, Niger, August 6, 2023.

Niger: Rights in Free Fall a Year After Coup

The military authorities in Niger have cracked down on the opposition, media, and peaceful dissent since taking power in a coup one year ago.