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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Nigeria: More than 1,500 killed in armed conflict in North ...
31 March 2014

Since the start of 2014, more than 1500 people have been killed in north-eastern Nigeria. People are living in a climate of fear and insecurity, ...

Report       AFR 44/004/2014

Amnesty International | Nigeria: War crimes and crimes ...
31 March 2014

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 ...

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Nigeria: The World Bank rubber stamps flawed Resettlement ...
28 March 2014

Amnesty International has declared the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP), developed by the Lagos state government for the victims of the Badia East ...

Document       AFR 44/003/2014

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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