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Nigeria: Further information: Man who tweeted photos ...
15 April 2014

Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi was released by Nigerian authorities on the evening of 11 April, after being held incommunicado since 30 March. Yusuf had been ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/007/2014

Amnesty International | Nigeria: Fears grow for man forcibly ...
11 April 2014

There are mounting fears over the fate of a man who went missing 11 days ago after tweeting pictures of an attempted jail break in Abuja, Amnesty ...

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Nigeria: Man feared disappeared after sending tweets: Yusuf ...
11 April 2014

Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi has been missing since 30 March, when he tweeted photos of an alleged attempted jail break-in at the State Security Service in ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/006/2014

Nigeria: Fears grow for man forcibly disappeared after ...
11 April 2014

There are mounting fears over the fate of a man who went missing 11 days ago after tweeting pictures of an attempted jail break in Abuja, Amnesty ...

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Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence ...
31 March 2014

An increase in attacks by Boko Haram and uncontrolled reprisals by Nigeria's security forces has seen the death toll in North East Nigeria rise to at least ...

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Nigeria: More than 1,500 killed in armed conflict in North ...
31 March 2014

Since the start of 2014, more than 1500 people have been killed in north-eastern Nigeria. People are living in a climate of fear and insecurity, ...

Report       AFR 44/004/2014

Amnesty International | Nigeria: War crimes and crimes ...
31 March 2014

An increase in attacks by Boko Haram and uncontrolled reprisals by Nigeria's security forces has seen the death toll in North East Nigeria rise to at least ...

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Nigeria: The World Bank rubber stamps flawed Resettlement ...
28 March 2014

Amnesty International has declared the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP), developed by the Lagos state government for the victims of the Badia East ...

Document       AFR 44/003/2014

Nigeria: Priorities for improving the human rights situation ...
20 March 2014

On 20 March 2014, the Human Rights Council adopted the Universal Periodic Review outcome on Nigeria. Amnesty International delivered this statement ...

Public Statement       AFR 44/002/2014

Amnesty International | Nigeria:Over 600 killed in the last two ...
28 February 2014

Amnesty International is alarmed by the increase in attacks by unknown gunmen on people in north-east Nigeria and called on the government to take ...

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