Niger junta lifts curfew in place since coup

AFP , Friday 4 Aug 2023

Niger's coup leaders have lifted the curfew they imposed after taking power and toppling the elected president on July 26, plunging the country into crisis.

A Nigerien policeman stands as Nigerien cadets paradeas supporters rally in support of Niger s junta in Niamey on July 30, 2023. AFP


"The curfew imposed since July 26, 2023 is officially lifted as of today," according to a decree dated late Thursday and signed by coup leader Abdourahamane Tiani.

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