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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Nigeria: More than 600 killed in the last two months | Amnesty ...
28 February 2014

Amnesty International is alarmed by the increase in attacks by unknown gunmen on people in north-east Nigeria and called on the government to take ...

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Nigeria: World Bank 'dragging its feet' on resettlement ...
21 February 2014

A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government ...

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Amnesty International | Nigeria: World Bank “dragging its feet” ...
21 February 2014

A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government ...

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Nigeria: Torture, cruel inhuman and degrading treatment of ...
20 February 2014

Amnesty International's ongoing research since 2008 indicates that the police and the military routinely use torture and other forms of ill-treatment as ...

Document       AFR 44/001/2014

Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against ...
17 February 2014

Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria have been increasingly deadly and ...

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Amnesty International | Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts ...
17 February 2014

Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria have been increasingly deadly and ...

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Amnesty International | Nigeria: Halt homophobic witch-hunt ...
15 January 2014

Nigeria must immediately release the more than 10 people already arrested under a deeply oppressive new law that runs roughshod over a range of ...

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Nigeria: Halt homophobic witch-hunt under oppressive new ...
15 January 2014

Nigeria must immediately release the more than 10 people already arrested under a deeply oppressive new law that runs roughshod over a range of ...

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Nigerian President must reject harsh bill on same-sex unions ...
20 December 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA ADVISORY 20 December 2013. AI Index: AFR 44/035/2013. Nigerian President ...

PressItem       AFR 44/035/2013

Amnesty International | Nigerian President must reject harsh ...
20 December 2013

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan must not sign a same-sex marriage bill into law, Amnesty International said after the final version of the bill was ...

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