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Protesters in Niger Rally Outside French Military Base Demanding Immediate Troop Withdrawal

HeadlineSep 29, 2023

In Niger, protesters gathered again outside a French military base in the capital Niamey demanding an immediate withdrawal of French troops. French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to remove French troops over the coming months. The prominent pan-African activist Kémi Séba of Benin addressed protesters.

Kémi Séba: “To taste freedom — every people has the right to taste independence. Every people has the right to regain its dignity. And if France won’t let Africans breathe, we’re going to force it to listen to us!”

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