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Journalist faces death penalty

The British Foreign Secretary is facing pressure to help secure the release of a French-British journalist in Niger who faces the death penalty. The Press Association has more,
Freelance photo-journalist Thomas Dandois was arrested along with two colleagues on a reporting trip for TV station ARTE on December 17. The 33-year-old, who holds a British and French passport, is accused of flouting a ban on journalists visiting the north of the country. He could now face the death penalty, according to family members in Scotland where Mr Dandois' mother is from. link