Nigeria

Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in north-east - 31 March 2014

Headline Title:  War crimes and crimes against humanity in north-eastern Nigeria An increase in attacks by Boko Haram and uncontrolled reprisals by Nigeria’s security forces has seen the death toll in North East Nigeria rise to at least 1,500 people, more than half of whom are An increase in attacks by Boko Haram and uncontrolled reprisals by Nigeria’s security forces has seen the death toll in North East Nigeria rise to at least 1,500 people, more than half of whom are civilians, in the first three months of 2014. Media Node:  Nigeria briefing At a Glance:  More than 1,500 people killed in first three months of 2014 Situation in north-eastern Nigeria has escalated into a non-international armed conflict Amnesty International has documented pattern of killings by Boko Haram and extrajudicial executions by Nigerian security forces  Story Location:  Nigeria 9° 56' 2.1552" N, 6° 46' 5.0808" E “More than 1,500 deaths in three months indicate an alarming deterioration in the situation. The international community cannot continue to look the other way in the face of extrajudicial executions, attacks on civilians and other crimes under international law being committed on a mass scale. Civilians are paying a heavy price as the cycle of violations and reprisals gathers momentum.” Source:  Netsanet Belay, Research and Advocacy Director for Africa at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 28/03/2014 URL:  Nigeria: More than 1,500 killed in armed conflict in north-eastern Nigerian in early 2014 Description:  Briefing, 31 March 2014

Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in North East

An increase in attacks by Boko Haram and uncontrolled reprisals by Nigeria’s security forces has seen the death toll in North East Nigeria rise to at least 1,500 people, more than half of whom are civilians, in the first three months of 2014, Amnesty International said in a briefing published today.  • More than 1,500 people killed in first three months of 2014 

Nigeria. Plus de 600 personnes tuées au cours des deux derniers mois

Très inquiète de la multiplication des attaques perpétrées par des hommes armés inconnus contre des civils dans le nord-est du Nigeria, Amnesty International a demandé au gouvernement de prendre des mesures efficaces pour protéger les populations et prévenir de nouvelles atteintes aux droits humains. Très inquiète de la multiplication des attaques perpétrées par des hommes armés inconnus contre des civils dans le nord-est du Nigeria, Amnesty International a demandé au gouvernement de prendre de

Nigeria: Más de 600 muertos en los últimos dos meses

Amnistía Internacional está alarmada por el aumento de los ataques perpetrados por hombres armados no identificados en el noreste de Nigeria y ha pedido al gobierno que tome medidas eficaces para proteger a la población y prevenir nuevos abusos contra los derechos humanos. Amnistía Internacional está alarmada por el aumento de los ataques perpetrados por hombres armados no identificados en el noreste de Nigeria y ha pedido al gobierno que tome medidas eficaces para p

Nigeria:Over 600 killed in the last two months

Amnesty International is alarmed by the increase in attacks by unknown gunmen on people in north-east Nigeria and called on the government to take effective measures to protect the people and prevent further human rights abuses. Amnesty International is alarmed by the increase in attacks by unknown gunmen on people in north-east Nigeria and called on the government to take effective measures to protect the people and preve

Nigeria: More than 600 killed in the last two months - 28 February 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: More than 600 killed in the last two months   Amnesty International is alarmed by the increase in attacks by unknown gunmen on people in north-east Nigeria and called on the government to take effective measures to protect the people and prevent further human rights abuses.  Media Node:  Nigeria Boko Haram attacks Story Location:  Nigeria 13° 34' 31.8504" N, 5° 11' 7.9692" E “Since the beginning of this year the attacks have intensified. Over 600 people have been killed by gunmen, often suspected to be Boko Haram ” Source:  Makmid Kamara, Nigeria researcher for Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 28/02/2014 URL:  Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against humanity Description:  News story, 17 February 2014 URL:  Nigeria: Deaths of hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in custody requires investigation Description:  News story/briefing, 15 October 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Children slaughtered, schools under siege Description:  News story/report, 3 October 2013

Nigeria. La Banque mondiale «traîne des pieds» sur un programme de réinstallation après une expulsion forcée de grande ampleur

Un an après que des bulldozers ont rasé les habitations des quelque 9 000 habitants d’un village qui devait bénéficier d’un projet financé par la Banque mondiale dans l’État de Lagos, le gouvernement de cet État et la Banque mondiale n’ont pas tenu leur promesse d’indemniser comme il se doit ces personnes et de les réinstaller, a déclaré Amnesty International.   Un an après que des bulldozers ont rasé les habitations des quelque 9 000 habitants d’un village qui devait bénéficier d’un projet financé par la Banque mondiale dans l’État de Lagos, le

Nigeria: World Bank “dragging its feet” on resettlement package after massive forced eviction

A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9,000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government and the World Bank are failing miserably to live up to their promise to adequately compensate and resettle them, Amnesty International said.  A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9,000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government and the World Bank are failing miserably to l

Nigeria: El Banco Mundial da largas al paquete de reasentamiento tras un desalojo forzoso masivo

Un año después de que las excavadoras arrasaran los hogares de 9.000 personas en una comunidad que se suponía que iba a beneficiarse de un proyecto financiado por el Banco Mundial en Lagos, el gobierno estatal y el Banco Mundial incumplen miserablemente su promesa de indemnizarlas y reasentarlas de forma adecuada, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional. Un año después de que las excavadoras arrasaran los hogares de 9.000 personas en una comunidad que iba a beneficiarse de un proyecto financiado por el Banco Mundial en Lagos, el gobierno estatal y

Nigeria: World Bank 'dragging its feet' on resettlement package after forced eviction - 21 February 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: World Bank 'dragging its feet' on resettlement package after forced eviction A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9,000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government and the World Bank are failing miserably to l A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9,000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government and the World Bank are failing miserably to live up to their promise to adequately compensate and resettle them. Media Node:  Badia East Badia East video Story Location:  Nigeria 8° 53' 6.2592" N, 8° 15' 49.3812" E “The community is suffering because of the reckless actions of the Lagos state government and the World Bank’s failure to ensure that those meant to benefit from its projects are not forcibly evicted from their homes.” Source:  Oluwatosin Popoola, Nigeria Researcher at Amnesty International. URL:  Nigeria: Lagos state government must stop wave of devastating forced evictions Description:  News Story, 12 August 2013. URL:  From victim to human rights activist Description:  News Story, 13 December 2013.

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