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Niger, France: Debt Relief Activist Arrested and Released

On Thursday, Le Pangolin posted that (Fr) Claude Quemar, Secretary of CADTM France [Committee for the Cancellation of Third World Debt] was arrested in Niger presumably for participating in the Niger Social Forum. Today the blog announces that the activist was released last night but with “obligation to leave Niger … CADTM categorically opposes the expulsion and will continue … its fight to elaborate alternatives to the dominant economic model served by the authorities of Niger.”

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