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Niger:Further information on prisoner of conscience: Ibrahim ...
22 February 2008

Newspaper editor Ibrahim Manzo Diallo was provisionally released on 6 February, by the appeal court in eastern town of Zinder. He had been detained ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/003/2008

Niger: Further information on Fear of torture or ill-treatment ...
7 November 2007

On 31 October 2007, newspaper editor Ibrahim Manzo Diallo was formally charged with criminal association as he is accused of links with the Mouvement ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/004/2007

Niger: Fear of torture or ill-treatment/incommunicado detention ...
12 October 2007

Newspaper editor Ibrahim Manzo Diallo is reportedly held incommunicado by the military at an unknown location, and is at risk of torture and ill-treatment ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/003/2007

Niger: Amnesty International calls for the immediate and ...
26 September 2007

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index : AFR 43/002/2007 (Public). Bulletin n° 184. 26 September 2007. ...

Press Release       AFR 43/002/2007

Niger: Emergency legislation infringes non-derogable human ...
21 September 2007

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. AI Index: AFR 43/001/2007 (Public Document). Press Service Number: 181/07. 21 September 2007. ...

Press Release       AFR 43/001/2007

Press Freedom Day: Global action needed to protect ...
3 May 2007

Freedom of expression is enshrined in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A free press is an essential component of freedom of ...

Report       POL 30/008/2007

Niger: Further information on prisoners of conscience
28 September 2006

Journalists Mamane Abou and Oumarou Keita, sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment on 1 September 2006 for spreading false news and defaming ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/002/2006

Niger: Prisoners of conscience
4 September 2006

Amnesty International is calling for the immediate release of two journalists in Niger, who were sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment on 1 September ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/001/2006

Niger: Abolish the death penalty in Niger
14 August 2004

No executions have been carried out in Niger since 1976. Despite the fact that the prime minister declared in August 2002 that he was against the death ...

Action Document       AFR 43/001/2004

West Africa: Time to abolish the death penalty
9 October 2003

This doument summarizes each of the 16 ECOWAS countries' legislation on the death penalty, provides information on the most recent executions and ...

Report       AFR 05/003/2003