Niger (Vol 12, 2015)
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See also Niger 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2016.

Contents Volume 12, 2015.

The capital Niamey was struck by religiously inspired violence. Riots started in the central-eastern cities of Zinder and Maradi in protest against a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad in the French magazine ‘Charlie Hebdo’ after Islamist gunmen killed cartoonists in Paris. Christian churches, bars and other establishments owned b…

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van Walraven, Klaas, “Niger (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 26 April 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0015>
First published online: 2016



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