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Sri Lanka Armed Conflict

Civilians trapped by Sri Lanka conflict

More than 300,000 civilians are now trapped in the north-eastern part of Sri Lanka as the fighting between Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the army intensifies. Hundreds of people have been killed or injured in the Wanni region of the island. Recent reports suggest both sides are...
Africa Armed Conflict

Nigeria: Military government clampdown on opposition

Nigeria is facing one of the most serious human rights crises which it has experienced in the past 34 years. The military government of General Sani Abacha has silenced the opposition, not only in the press and in the streets, but also in the courts. People have been detained on account of their...
Africa Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Nigeria: possible extrajudicial execution / legal concern: Agbarator Otu, killed, and 11 injured including Karalolo Korgbara; one other detained without charge or trial

There is concern that members of Nigeria’s security forces opened fire, in two incidents, on apparently peaceful demonstrators in the Ogoni area, 50 kilometres southeast of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, on 30 April and 4 May 1993. In the first incident at Biara, Karalolo Korgbara, a mother...