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Niger's Opposition Leader Granted Release

Hama Amadou, Niger’s opposition leader, was granted bail Tuesday, five months after being detained on baby-trafficking charges he said were politically motivated. Last week, Amadou lost a runoff election to President Mahamadou Issoufou, who won his second term with 92 percent of the vote. The opposition party boycotted the election, which led to the lopsided victory. A spokesman for the opposition party said the charges were concocted and Amadou was arrested in order to sideline him...

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