Nigeria: Further information on legal concern / health concern / prisoners of conscience / fear of death penalty: reportedly sentenced to death: Colonel R S B Bello-Fadile, Lieutenant-Colonel Happy Kefas Bulus, Colonel Lawan Gwadabe (note corrected rank);
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 for any death sentences to be commuted. AI believes these trials to have been grossly unfair. AI is also calling for any prisoners of conscience among the above named to be released.