Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Niger http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Amnesty for Military Coup Participants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402686_text Crime and law enforcement - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 26 May 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402686_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Preliminary Draft Constitution Prepared http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402226_text Constitution - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 09 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402226_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Finance Law Effective New Year's Day http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401754_text Taxation - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the On November 10, 2009, the Minister of Finance of Niger announced a Finance Law 2010 bill. If approved, the new Law will come into force on January 1, 2010. The new Law establishes a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 31 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401754_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Editors Detained by Police http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401483_text Freedom of the press - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the On November 10, 2009, the Minister of Finance of Niger announced a Finance Law 2010 bill. If approved, the new Law will come into force on January 1, 2010. The new Law establishes a Two editors in the West African nation of Niger have been in custody at the main police station in the capital city of Niamey since August 1, 2009. The detentions follow reporting in their weekly newspapers... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 11 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401483_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Referendum Scheduled for New Constitution http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401348_text Constitution - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the On November 10, 2009, the Minister of Finance of Niger announced a Finance Law 2010 bill. If approved, the new Law will come into force on January 1, 2010. The new Law establishes a Two editors in the West African nation of Niger have been in custody at the main police station in the capital city of Niamey since August 1, 2009. The detentions follow reporting in their weekly newspapers The Council of Ministers of Niger has scheduled a referendum on a proposed new constitution; the vote will take place on August 4, 2009. The poll will determine whether the President of the country,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401348_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: News Group Director Arrested http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401225_text Freedom of the press - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the On November 10, 2009, the Minister of Finance of Niger announced a Finance Law 2010 bill. If approved, the new Law will come into force on January 1, 2010. The new Law establishes a Two editors in the West African nation of Niger have been in custody at the main police station in the capital city of Niamey since August 1, 2009. The detentions follow reporting in their weekly newspapers The Council of Ministers of Niger has scheduled a referendum on a proposed new constitution; the vote will take place on August 4, 2009. The poll will determine whether the President of the country, Abibou Garba, the Director-General of the Dounia radio and television broadcasting group in Niger, was arrested on April 1, 2009. Garba was brought before the public prosecutor the next day, charged with "disseminating false news," and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401225_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Demonstrations Against MP Bonuses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401084_text Government ethics and transparency - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the On November 10, 2009, the Minister of Finance of Niger announced a Finance Law 2010 bill. If approved, the new Law will come into force on January 1, 2010. The new Law establishes a Two editors in the West African nation of Niger have been in custody at the main police station in the capital city of Niamey since August 1, 2009. The detentions follow reporting in their weekly newspapers The Council of Ministers of Niger has scheduled a referendum on a proposed new constitution; the vote will take place on August 4, 2009. The poll will determine whether the President of the country, Abibou Garba, the Director-General of the Dounia radio and television broadcasting group in Niger, was arrested on April 1, 2009. Garba was brought before the public prosecutor the next day, charged with "disseminating false news," and A demonstration organized by three non-governmental human rights groups was held in front of Niger's Parliament in the capital city of Niamey on February 26, 2009, to demand that the legislators repay "huge salary bonuses" to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401084_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Journalist Provisionally Released http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540714_text Freedom of the press - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the On November 10, 2009, the Minister of Finance of Niger announced a Finance Law 2010 bill. If approved, the new Law will come into force on January 1, 2010. The new Law establishes a Two editors in the West African nation of Niger have been in custody at the main police station in the capital city of Niamey since August 1, 2009. The detentions follow reporting in their weekly newspapers The Council of Ministers of Niger has scheduled a referendum on a proposed new constitution; the vote will take place on August 4, 2009. The poll will determine whether the President of the country, Abibou Garba, the Director-General of the Dounia radio and television broadcasting group in Niger, was arrested on April 1, 2009. Garba was brought before the public prosecutor the next day, charged with "disseminating false news," and A demonstration organized by three non-governmental human rights groups was held in front of Niger's Parliament in the capital city of Niamey on February 26, 2009, to demand that the legislators repay "huge salary bonuses" to On October 8, 2008, an appeals court in Niamey, Niger's capital, ordered Moussa Kaka released on bail pending trial. Kaka is a well-known journalist currently charged with "undermining national territorial integrity through conspiracy with Tuareg rebels,"according... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 14 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540714_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Broadcaster Ordered to Suspend Operations http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540607_text Freedom of the press - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the On November 10, 2009, the Minister of Finance of Niger announced a Finance Law 2010 bill. If approved, the new Law will come into force on January 1, 2010. The new Law establishes a Two editors in the West African nation of Niger have been in custody at the main police station in the capital city of Niamey since August 1, 2009. The detentions follow reporting in their weekly newspapers The Council of Ministers of Niger has scheduled a referendum on a proposed new constitution; the vote will take place on August 4, 2009. The poll will determine whether the President of the country, Abibou Garba, the Director-General of the Dounia radio and television broadcasting group in Niger, was arrested on April 1, 2009. Garba was brought before the public prosecutor the next day, charged with "disseminating false news," and A demonstration organized by three non-governmental human rights groups was held in front of Niger's Parliament in the capital city of Niamey on February 26, 2009, to demand that the legislators repay "huge salary bonuses" to On October 8, 2008, an appeals court in Niamey, Niger's capital, ordered Moussa Kaka released on bail pending trial. Kaka is a well-known journalist currently charged with "undermining national territorial integrity through conspiracy with Tuareg rebels,"according On August 19, 2008, the Higher Council for Communications, the media regulatory body of Niger, ordered a radio and television broadcast company to suspend operations for a month. The broadcaster, Dounia, based in the capital city,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540607_text Global Legal Monitor: Niger: Reporters Without Borders Seeks Journalist's Release http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540169_text Human rights - On May 19, 2011, the unicameral legislature of Niger approved a law that gives amnesty from prosecution to members of the military ruling group that ousted former president Mamadou Tanja in February 2010. According to a On September 2, 2010, Niger's ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy released a description of a new, draft constitution for the country. Among the reforms this draft includes, compared with earlier versions, are the On November 10, 2009, the Minister of Finance of Niger announced a Finance Law 2010 bill. If approved, the new Law will come into force on January 1, 2010. The new Law establishes a Two editors in the West African nation of Niger have been in custody at the main police station in the capital city of Niamey since August 1, 2009. The detentions follow reporting in their weekly newspapers The Council of Ministers of Niger has scheduled a referendum on a proposed new constitution; the vote will take place on August 4, 2009. The poll will determine whether the President of the country, Abibou Garba, the Director-General of the Dounia radio and television broadcasting group in Niger, was arrested on April 1, 2009. Garba was brought before the public prosecutor the next day, charged with "disseminating false news," and A demonstration organized by three non-governmental human rights groups was held in front of Niger's Parliament in the capital city of Niamey on February 26, 2009, to demand that the legislators repay "huge salary bonuses" to On October 8, 2008, an appeals court in Niamey, Niger's capital, ordered Moussa Kaka released on bail pending trial. Kaka is a well-known journalist currently charged with "undermining national territorial integrity through conspiracy with Tuareg rebels,"according On August 19, 2008, the Higher Council for Communications, the media regulatory body of Niger, ordered a radio and television broadcast company to suspend operations for a month. The broadcaster, Dounia, based in the capital city, Moussa Kaka, director of the private Radio Saraounia and a correspondent in Niger of Radio France Internationale (RFI) and of the international, nonprofit, journalist rights organization Reporters Without Borders, was arrested on September 20, 2007, and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540169_text