Niger: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Tenth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council January 2011

Index Number: AFR 43/001/2010

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Amnesty International notes rights protected in Niger’s Constitution and treaties to which Niger is a party. The organization also raises concerns in relation to serious human rights violations committed by government security forces and armed groups, notably a Tuareg armed opposition group.

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