Senegalese journalist released from prison after months-long protestsPlay
A court in Senegal ordered the release of prominent journalist and anti-government critic Pape Ale Niang this week after months of protests. The journalist's supporters worried that his imprisonment signaled a crackdown on the liberal press freedoms the country in place.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd discusses the story with NPR West Africa correspondent Emmanuel Akinwotu.
This segment aired on January 13, 2023.