NIGER – The NGO Acted will file a complaint in Paris in the coming days after the attack on its employees in Niger that left eight dead on Sunday, August 9, four men and four women, their lawyer announced Monday.
We are going to “file a criminal complaint to clarify what happened, so that families know precisely what happened, if it is an attack of opportunity, it was planned, it is something that is likely to happen again,” Joseph Breham told me during a Press conference. The antiterrorist prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation.
Marie-Pierre Caley, director of the NGO, gave more details about the attack.
Attack in Niger: “Our employees confirmed their arrival at the park yesterday morning,” explains Marie-Pierre Caley, director of the NGO Actuada. “At the beginning of the afternoon, we were alerted that a charred vehicle was found” ‘https://t.co/6BNQg8tZ5gpic.twitter.com/bbz3S7OFdM
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The NGO Acted said the dead were four women and four men, including an international volunteer who left the capital, Niamey, for the first time since the start of his mission.
He also considered it “regrettable” that the international community did not guarantee more the safety of humanitarian workers deployed in countries at risk.
“The international community (must realize) the contradiction between asking us to support these populations that live dramatically and leaving us alone in the face of violence where we have become the easiest targets,” said the co-founder. by Performed Frédéric Roussel during a press conference.
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