Nigeria: Whereabouts of prisoner unknown

Nigeria: Whereabouts of prisoner unknown

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Index Number: AFR 44/008/2011
Date Published: 12 May 2011
Categories: Nigeria

Aliyu Tasheku has spent over seven months in police detention in Nigeria. He has been complaining of ill health and has been denied access to a doctor. Aliyu Tasheku was last seen on 11 May. He is being held in incommunicado detention and his whereabouts are now unknown. Amnesty International believes he may be at risk of extrajudicial execution.


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