Pape Alé Niang

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Authorities charge Senegalese journalist Pape Alé Niang with harming national defense over report on leaked document

Dakar, November 14, 2022 — Senegalese authorities should drop all charges against journalist Pape Alé Niang, release him, and reform the country’s laws to ensure journalism is not criminalized, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On November 6, police arrested Niang, director of the privately owned website Dakarmatin, in the capital, Dakar. On November…

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Senegalese journalist Pape Alé Niang detained after reporting on politician’s rape charges

Dakar, November 7, 2022 — In response to news reports that Pape Alé Niang, an investigative journalist for the privately owned website Dakarmatin, was arrested Sunday in the capital Dakar after police accused him of breaching professional secrecy and publishing information likely to harm national defense and public security, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued…

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