Baba Alpha

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CPJ calls on Niger to stop persecuting journalist Baba Alpha

April 5, 2018 2:41 PM ET

New York, April 5, 2018--Nigerien authorities should reverse the expulsion of journalist Baba Alpha and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. After jailing him for a year, authorities on April 3 released Baba Alpha, a...

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Appeal hearing for Niger journalist postponed

January 9, 2018 1:52 PM ET

New York, January 9, 2018--An appeals court in Niger's capital, Niamey, yesterday postponed a hearing for Baba Alpha until March 12, the broadcast journalist's lawyer, Amadou Boubacar Mossi, told CPJ. Alpha, a reporter for the privately owned radio and...

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December 12, 2017 4:16 PM ET

Police arrested Baba Alpha, a journalist with the privately owned radio and television news agency Bonferey, on March 30, 2017, and charged him on April 3, 2017, with the use of false documents asserting his Nigerien nationality, according to Bonferey’s...

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