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Nigeria: Medical concern: Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti
18 September 1995

Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti, a medical doctor, former Nigerian Medical Association leader, amd human rights activist, was arrested on 27 July 1995. It is reported ...

Report       AFR 44/021/1995

Nigeria: The Ogoni trials and detentions
14 September 1995

The murder trials of Ken Saro-Wiwa and other members of the Ogoni community are continuing. The prosecutions appear to be politically-motivated. ...

Report       AFR 44/020/1995

Nigeria: Death in detention / health concern / legal concern ...
14 September 1995

Concern for the safety of a group of Ogoni activists in prolonged untried detention has been greatly heightened by the news that one of them, Clement ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/019/1995

Nigeria: Further information on legal concern / fear of ill ...
14 September 1995

AI has learned that the four supporters of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, arrested on 4 August 1995, have been unconditionally ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/018/1995

Nigeria: Execution / fear of further executions: 32 prisoners ...
12 September 1995

Eighteen prisoners convicted of armed robbery offences were executed by firing squad on or around 8 September 1995. The executions took place in ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/017/1995

Death Penalty News September 1995
31 August 1995

1. Moratoria on executions in Albania and Moldova; 2. Mauritius abolishes death penalty, but President refuses to sign bill; 3. Poland: Abolitionist bill ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/003/1995

Juveniles and the death penalty: executions worldwide since ...
29 August 1995

Since 1985, eight countries have executed juvenile offenders - those sentenced to death for crimes committed when they were under 18 - even though ...

Report       ACT 50/005/1995

Nigeria: Legal concern / fear of ill-treatment / possible ...
24 August 1995

There is concern at reports that four supporters of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) arrested on 4 August 1995 remain detained ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/016/1995

Nigeria: Further information on legal concern / prisoners of ...
8 August 1995

Reports indicate that Dr Beko Ransome Kuti may have been brought before a Special Military Tribunal shortly after his arrest on 27 July 1995, secretly ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/015/1995

Nigeria: Further information on legal concern / health concern ...
1 August 1995

There have been reports of further arrests and secret trials in connection with the alleged coup plot of March 1995. AI is continuing to express concern ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/013/1995