By SOF Editor on Mon, 11/02/2009 - 12:34pm
Niger has issued arrest warrants for two prominent members of the opposition, including the president's main-rival Mahamadou Issoufou, who has returned to Niger to face charges.
Just weeks after Niger went ahead with legislative elections boycotted by the opposition, the government has issued arrest warrants for two prominent opposition leaders. Mahamadou Issoufou and Hama Amadou are accused of money-laundering while traveling abroad.
Issoufou, leader of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism, has returned to Niger to fight the charges.
Issoufou made a sho