Nigeria: Further information on health concern for prisoner of conscience: Bashorun (Chief) Moshood K O Abiola
Bashorun Moshood K.O. Abiola has been imprisoned on treason charges since June 1994. He is said to be in urgent need of medical treatment and is being held in harsh conditions of detention, in contravention of court rulings. He is said to be seriously ill with high blood pressure and neurological and musculo-skeletal problems, and is at risk of a stroke or permanent paralysis. He is a prisoner of conscience.