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Niger: Attacks on journalists threaten freedom of expression
1 January 1999

This document outlines the situation in Niger where freedom of expression is under extreme threat after the introduction of a repressive press law, a ban ...

Report       AFR 43/001/1999

Africa: In search of safety: the forcibly displaced and human ...
19 June 1997

One third of the world's refugees and more than half the internally displaced are in Africa. Widespread disregard for human rights has caused their forcible ...

Report       AFR 01/005/1997

Niger: Harassment of government opponents has become ...
30 April 1997

Amnesty International urges the Nigerian Government to end the systematic human rights violations committed with impunity by the security forces since ...

Report       AFR 43/003/1997

Niger: Further information on legal concern / fear of ill ...
29 January 1997

At least 100 members and supporters of the Front pour la restauration et la defense de la democratie (FRDD), Front for the Restoration and Defence ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/002/1997

Niger: Legal concern / fear of ill-treatment / probable prisoners ...
17 January 1997

At least 100 members and supporters of the Front pour la restauration et la defense de la democratie (FRDD), Front for the Restoration and Defence ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/001/1997

Niger: A major step backwards
15 October 1996

Since the military coup of 27 January 1996 and the declaration of a state of emergency, arbitrary arrests, torture, ill-treatment and the banning of political ...

Report       AFR 43/002/1996

Trade unionists appeal cases (includes correction to ...
1 December 1994

This report contains five appeal cases for trade unionists from around the world who have suffered human rights violations. The cases are: the political ...

Report       ACT 73/005/1994

UA 216/94 - Niger: torture / fear of torture / deaths in custody ...
6 June 1994

On 17 or 18 May 1994 the five men referred to above, members of the Tuareg ethnic group, were arrested in the area north of Agadez. They are believed ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/002/1994

UA 16/94 - Niger: extrajudicial executions / fear for safety ...
20 January 1994

Warghiss Founta and Karbey Moussa, of Tuareg ethnic origin, were killed by security forces on 24 December 1993. There is concern the two men, who ...

Urgent Action       AFR 43/001/1994

Statements to the 45th session of the UN Sub-Commission on ...
31 August 1993

Presented here are the five oral statements made by Amnesty International (AI) in August 1993 in Geneva. Under item 6 AI described the practice of political ...

Report       IOR 41/033/1993