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Nigeria: Imminent Execution/ Legal concern: Yunusa Rafin ...
9 July 2002

Yunusa Rafin Chiyawa from northern Nigeria is at risk of imminent execution. He was sentenced to death by stoning on 21 June by a Shari'ah Court ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/015/2002

Amnesty International Annual Review 2001
31 May 2002

1.) Foreword by the Secretary General; 2.) Good news: Asia, Tibet; Americas, Honduras; Europe, Uzbekistan; Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo; ...

Report       ORG 10/002/2002

Nigeria: Amnesty International witnesses attempted summary ...
9 April 2002

10 April 2002. AI Index AFR 44/009/2002 - News Service Nr. 63. Nigeria: Amnesty International witnesses attempted summary ...

Press Release       AFR 44/009/2002

Nigeria: BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights and Amnesty ...
25 March 2002

25 March 2002. AI Index AFR 44/008/2002 - News Service Nr. 54. BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights and Amnesty International. ...

Press Release       AFR 44/008/2002

Death Penalty News: March 2002
1 March 2002

1.) New abolitionist protocol; 2.) The death penalty for sexual relations: Acquittal in Nigeria, Executions in Saudi Arabia; 3.) Caribbean mandatory death ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/002/2002

Nigeria: Reported reprisal killings by government soldiers ...
23 October 2001

24 October 2001. AI Index AFR 44/006/2001 - News Service Nr. 187. Nigeria: Reported reprisal killings by government soldiers ...

Press Release       AFR 44/006/2001

Death Penalty News: September 2001
18 October 2001

1.) China dramatically increases executions; 2.) Russian President supports moratorium; 3.) Shariah courts in Nigeria pass death sentences by stoning ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/004/2001

Nigeria: Further information on Fear of ill-treatment / legal and ...
23 January 2001

Bariya Ibrahima Magazu received 100 lashes on 19 January, at the Higher Sharia Court in Tsafe.

Urgent Action       AFR 44/002/2001

Nigeria: Further information on Fear of ill-treatment / legal and ...
12 January 2001

Lawyers acting for Bariya Ibrahima Magazu, now reportedly stand a good chance of ensuring that she is allowed to appeal against her sentence. Local ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/001/2001

Nigeria: Time for justice and accountability
21 December 2000

This report describes some of Amnesty International's concerns and makes recommendations for independent investigation of allegations of current ...

Report       AFR 44/014/2000