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Nigeria: 'Welcome to hell fire': Torture and other ill-treatment in ...
18 September 2014

Torture is a routine occurrence in Nigeria, largely to extract “confessions” or as punishment for alleged crimes. Hundreds of suspects in police and military ...

Report       AFR 44/011/2014

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Impunity continues to ...
18 September 2014

Amnesty International welcomes the support by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of the majority of the recommendations made during its review ...

Public Statement       AFR 62/001/2014

Joint Civil Society Statement on South Sudan: What the ...
15 September 2014

In this statement, civil society organizations urge Council members and observer states will take the opportunity provided by the panel discussion on ...

Document       AFR 65/012/2014

Gambia: Stop Gambia's homophobic Bill
12 September 2014

The Gambian President is currently reviewing a proposed amendment to the Criminal Code which will further discriminate against and punish Gambians ...

Urgent Action       AFR 27/010/2014

The Human Rights Council must call for the protection of ...
12 September 2014

Since its previous examination under the Universal periodic review in 2010, the human rights situation in Gambia has deteriorated. Amnesty International ...

Document       AFR 27/011/2014

South Sudan: Petition to members of the Intergovernmental ...
4 September 2014

In this petition human rights organizations call on members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to immediately impose ...

Document       AFR 65/011/2014

The Human Rights Council must urge States to address ...
4 September 2014

In this statement, Amnesty international welcomes the consensus that effective strategies to eradicate preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity must ...

Document       IOR 42/003/2014

Sudan: Excessive and deadly: The use of force, arbitrary ...
3 September 2014

In the past two years, a deteriorating economy and other austerity measures have fuelled popular discontent amongst the Sudanese people, leading ...

Report       AFR 54/020/2014

Nigeria: “Welcome to hell fire”: Torture and other ill-treatment ...
2 September 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ADVISORY 2 September 2014. Index: AFR 44/021/2014 Nigeria: “Welcome to hell ...

PressItem       AFR 44/021/2014

World Bank: Investigate Inspection Panel's Pilot Approach to ...
2 September 2014

Amnesty International has expressed significant concerns about a new approach being used by the World Bank Inspection Panel to address complaints ...

Public Statement       AFR 44/020/2014