Nigeria

Nigeria: Lagos state government must stop wave of devastating forced evictions - 12 August 2013

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Lagos state government must stop wave of devastating forced evictions New evidence from satellite images reveals the true extent of a forced eviction in Badia East, Lagos – one of Africa’s two megacities. New evidence from satellite images reveals the true extent of a forced eviction in Badia East, Lagos – one of Africa’s two megacities. Media Node:  nigeria general nigeria before Nigeria after Story Location:  United Kingdom 9° 54' 19.3104" N, 3° 52' 1.8768" E See map: Google Maps “The effects of February’s forced eviction have been devastating for the Badia East community where dozens are still sleeping out in the open or under a nearby bridge exposed to rain, mosquitos and at risk of physical attack. ” Source:  Oluwatosin Popoola, Amnesty International’s Nigeria researcher. URL:  Nigeria: Further information: Demolitions cease but people still homeless Description:  Urgent Action, 10 May 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Lagos State government should stop harassment and intimidation of evicted residents of Badia East Description:  Public Statement, 3 April 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Hundreds of people forcibly evicted from their homes in Lagos Description:  Public Statement, 23 February 2013

Nigeria: Las autoridades del estado de Lagos deben detener la oleada de devastadores desalojos forzosos

Nuevas imágenes de satélite revelan la verdadera magnitud del desalojo forzoso de Badia East, en Lagos, una de las dos megalópolis de África.  Nuevas imágenes de satélite revelan la verdadera magnitud del desalojo forzoso de Badia East, en Lagos, una de las dos megalópolis de África.

Nigeria. Des condamnés à mort ont été transférés près du lieu d'exécution

Amnesty International a reçu des informations inquiétantes selon lesquelles les autorités pénitentiaires d'une prison du Nigeria auraient transféré, mardi 23 juillet, un groupe de détenus dans des cellules plus proches de la potence. Parmi eux se trouve un homme qui a échappé de justesse à une exécution en juin. Amnesty International a reçu des informations inquiétantes selon lesquelles les autorités pénitentiaires d'une prison du Nigeria auraient transféré, mardi 23 juillet, un groupe de détenus

Death row inmates moved closer to the gallows in Nigeria

Amnesty International has received worrying reports that Nigerian prison authorities on Tuesday moved a group of death row prisoners into cells closer to the gallows, including one man who narrowly escaped execution last month. Amnesty International has received worrying reports that Nigerian prison authorities on Tuesday moved a group of death row prisoners into cells closer to the gallows, including one man who narrowly

Nigeria. Les autorités doivent protéger les écoles des attaques meurtrières

Le gouvernement nigérian doit agir afin de prévenir les attentats visant des écoles, et ainsi protéger le droit des élèves à la vie et à une éducation, a déclaré Amnesty International après que 30 personnes eurent été tuées samedi 6 juillet lors d'une attaque menée par un groupe islamiste armé contre un pensionnat. Le gouvernement nigérian doit agir afin de prévenir les attentats visant des écoles, et ainsi protéger le droit des élèves à la vie et à une éducation, a déclaré Amnesty International après que 30&

Nigeria: Authorities must protect schools from deadly attacks

The Nigerian government must act to prevent attacks on schools to protect children’s lives and their right to education said Amnesty International after 30 people were reportedly killed in an attack on a boarding school by an armed Islamist group on Saturday. The Nigerian government must act to prevent attacks on schools to protect children’s lives and their right to education said Amnesty International after 30 people were reportedly killed in an attac

Nigeria: Authorities must protect schools from deadly attacks - 8 July 2013

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Authorities must protect schools from deadly attacks The Nigerian government must act to prevent attacks on schools to protect children’s lives and their right to education said Amnesty International after 30 people were reportedly killed in an attac Secondary schools have been ordered to close across the north-eastern state of Yobe after an attack by an armed Islamist group left 30 dead. Twitter Tag:  nigeria Story Location:  Potiskum Nigeria 11° 42' 32.256" N, 11° 4' 11.892" E “The protection of children’s lives is paramount, and the Nigerian government has a duty to ensure that the country’s educational sector is not further threatened by the killing and intimidation of students and teachers and the destruction of school buildings.” Source:  Lucy Freeman, Amnesty International's Deputy Director for Africa Date:  Mon, 08/07/2013

Ejecuciones en Nigeria: “Casi lo ejecutan en secreto” - 28 June 2013

Headline Title:  Ejecuciones en Nigeria: “Casi lo ejecutan en secreto” El martes, en la prisión de Benin, Nigeria, llevaron a Ebhos a la horca y lo obligaron a mirar mientras colgaban a cuatro hombres. El hijo de un carpintero condenado a muerte en Nigeria ha explicado la desesperación que sintió al enterarse de que su padre puede ser ejecutado en cualquier momento. Media Node:  Nigeria_es Death penalty graphic: Executing countries 2012_es Video: La pena de muerte en 2012 Story Location:  Nigeria 9° 6' 7.5492" N, 7° 1' 52.5" E “Lo habían llevado a la horca y le habían dicho que escribiera su testamento, que me darían a mí algunas de sus cosas, porque soy el único hijo. No nos llamaron. Ni siquiera le preguntaron si había alguien con quien pudieran ponerse en contacto. Estuvieron a punto de matarlo en secreto.” Source:  Ebhodaghe Solomon URL:  Nigeria: Further information: Man at risk of execution after others hanged Description:  Acción urgente, 27 de junio de 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Hombre llevado a la horca será ahora fusilado Description:  Noticia, 24 de junio de 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Halt hangings of five men in Edo State Description:  Noticia, 24 de junio de 2013 URL:  Condenas a muerte y ejecuciones en 2012 Description:  Informe completo

Nigeria executions: “They almost executed him secretly” - 28 June 2013

Headline Title:  “They almost executed him secretly” On Tuesday, Ebhos was dragged to the gallows in Benin Prison, Nigeria. He was forced to watch as four men were hanged. The son of a furniture maker on death row in Nigeria described his sence of despair at the news that his father may be put to death at any point from now on. Media Node:  Nigeria Death penalty 2012 video Death penalty graphic: Executing countries 2012 Story Location:  Nigeria 9° 6' 7.5492" N, 7° 1' 52.5" E “They had taken him to the gallows and asked him to write a will and told him that they should pass some of the things he had to me, because I’m the only son. They didn't call us. They didn't even ask him if there was anyone they could contact. They almost were going to kill him in secret.” Source:  Ebhodaghe Solomon URL:  Take Action! Description:  News, 25 June 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Man dragged to the gallows will now be executed by firing squad Description:  News, 24 June 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Halt hangings of five men in Edo State Description:  Read the full report URL:  Death Sentences and Executions 2012

Une enquête plus poussée sur les activités de Shell au Nigeria est nécessaire après l'arrestation de sous-traitants

Un grave incendie qui a forcé Shell à fermer son oléoduc Trans-Niger dans le sud du Nigeria pose de sérieuses questions sur les modalités d’action du géant du pétrole, ont déclaré Amnesty International et une organisation nigériane, la National Coalition on Gas Flaring and Oil Spills (NACGOND). Un grave incendie qui a forcé Shell à fermer son oléoduc Trans-Niger dans le sud du Nigeria pose de sérieuses questions sur les modalités d’action du géant du pétrole, ont déclaré Amnesty Internati

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