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Africa Detention

Nigeria: Further information on death in detention / health concern / legal concern and new concern: fear of execution after unfair trial: at least 17 supporters of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) detained since mid-1994 and four

Following the exectuion of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni activists on 10 November, AI fears that up to 21 other Ogoni activists could be unfairly tried, sentenced to death and executed without right of appeal to a higher court.
Africa Detention

Nigeria: Death in detention / health concern / legal concern: Clement Tusima, aged 40, mechanic, supporter of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), and 17 other MOSOP supporters

Concern for the safety of a group of Ogoni activists in prolonged untried detention has been greatly heightened by the news that one of them, Clement Tusima, ahs died, apparently after months of serious illness and medical neglect. Tusima and at least 18 other detainees were held incommunicado and...