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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Nigeria: Priorities for improving the human rights situation ...
20 March 2014

On 20 March 2014, the Human Rights Council adopted the Universal Periodic Review outcome on Nigeria. Amnesty International delivered this statement ...

Public Statement       AFR 44/002/2014

Amnesty International | Nigeria:Over 600 killed in the last two ...
28 February 2014

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 ...

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Nigeria: More than 600 killed in the last two months | Amnesty ...
28 February 2014

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 ...

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Nigeria: World Bank 'dragging its feet' on resettlement ...
21 February 2014

A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government ...

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Amnesty International | Nigeria: World Bank “dragging its feet” ...
21 February 2014

A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government ...

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Nigeria: Torture, cruel inhuman and degrading treatment of ...
20 February 2014

Amnesty International's ongoing research since 2008 indicates that the police and the military routinely use torture and other forms of ill-treatment as ...

Document       AFR 44/001/2014

Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against ...
17 February 2014

Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria have been increasingly deadly and ...

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Amnesty International | Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts ...
17 February 2014

Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria have been increasingly deadly and ...

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Amnesty International | Nigeria: Halt homophobic witch-hunt ...
15 January 2014

Nigeria must immediately release the more than 10 people already arrested under a deeply oppressive new law that runs roughshod over a range of ...

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Nigeria: Halt homophobic witch-hunt under oppressive new ...
15 January 2014

Nigeria must immediately release the more than 10 people already arrested under a deeply oppressive new law that runs roughshod over a range of ...

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