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Nigeria: Further information on executions / fear of further ...
30 July 1995

A further 11 people are known to have been executed in Nigeria in addition to the 43 executed on 22 July 1995. Manasa Thomas and four others were ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/012/1995

Nigeria: Legal concern / prisoners of conscience: Tunji ...
30 July 1995

At least four leading Nigerian human rights and pro-democracy activists have been arrested in July 1995 and are being held without charge or trial. It ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/011/1995

Nigeria: Legal concern / prisoners of conscience: Tunji ...
30 July 1995

Nigeria: Legal concern / prisoners of conscience: Tunji Abayomi, lawyer, head of Human Rights Africa, Abdul Oroh, Executive Director, Civil ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/011/1995

Nigeria: Executions / fear of further executions: 43 prisoners ...
23 July 1995

On 22nd July 1995, 43 prisoners were executed by firing squad before a crowd of 1000 people in Lagos, Nigeria. They had been convicted of armed ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/010/1995

Nigeria: Further information on legal concern / health concern ...
16 July 1995

AI is concerned that death sentences reportedly imposed after recent secret treason trials could be confirmed and executed in the near future. AI is calling ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/009/1995

Nigeria: incommunicado detention / health concern: Kunle ...
27 June 1995

The four leading opposition journalists named above have been detained wihtout charge or trial in recent weeks, apparently for publishing articles critical ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/008/1995

Nigeria: Fears that secret and unfair military trial may end in ...
21 June 1995

News Service 116/95. AI INDEX: AFR 44/07/95. 22 JUNE 1995. NIGERIA: FEARS THAT SECRET AND UNFAIR MILITARY ...

Press Release       AFR 44/007/1995

Nigeria: Further information on legal concern / health concern ...
15 June 1995

On 5 June 1995 the treason trial opened in Lagos of 23 people charged with involvement in an alleged coup plot. AI fears that they may be sentenced ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/006/1995

Rwanda: Arming the perpetrators of the genocide
12 June 1995

This report describes the recent secret transfer of weapons and ammunition from several countries, including Albania and Bulgaria, to the exiled Rwandese ...

Report       AFR 02/014/1995

Amnesty International News, June 1995. Vol.25, No.6.
31 May 1995

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Newsletter       NWS 21/006/1995