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Nigeria: Possible excessive use of force / fear for safety / fear of ill-treatment

, Index number: AFR 44/023/1998

Some 100 activists were arrested by security forces a pro-democracy rally called by the United Action for Democracy in Nigeria. While in detention they are at risk of ill-treatment. At least two protesters were killed and many others seriously injured. Some 100 other protesters were carried away to an undisclosed location.

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