Document - Nigeria: Further information: Whereabouts of prisoner now known
Further information on UA: 140/11 Index: AFR 44/011/2011 Nigeria Date: 08 June 2011
whereabouts of prisoner now known
Aliyu Tasheku had been held incommunicado detention, prompting fears he may be at risk of extrajudicial execution. His whereabouts are now known.
Aliyu Tasheku remains unlawfully detained but his whereabouts are now known. He is in contact with his lawyer and family.
several court orders, Aliyu Tasheku was finally produced in court on
26 May, (Federal High Court, Abuja). As he had already been granted
bail, the court ordered his immediate release. He was released.
However, he was immediately rearrested by the police as he left the
court building. He is currently detained again at Area 10 CID police
A big thank you to everyone who took part in the UA.
This is the first update of UA 140/11. Further information: http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/AFR44/008/2011/en
FU UA: 140/11 Index: AFR 44/011/2011 Issue Date: 08 June 2011