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Nigeria: Fear of ill-treatment / possible prisoner of conscience: Godwin Agbroko

, Index number: AFR 44/001/1997

Godwin Agbroko, aged about 40, editor of The Week news magazine and former prisoner of conscience, was arrested on 18 December 1996 by officers of the State Security Service, and has been detained incommunicado without charge or trial since that time. It is believed his detention is in connection with a recent article in The Week about a dispute between senior military officers.

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