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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

Nigeria: Further information on incommunicado detention ...
1 August 1995

Christine Anyanwu is reported to have been sentenced to life imprisonment and Ben Charles Obii to a shorter prison term by a Special Military Tribunal ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/014/1995

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