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Nigeria: Tortured, beaten and sentenced to death: Moses ...
1 October 2014

MOSES AKATUGBA NIGERIA Last year, Moses Akatugba was sentenced to death for armed robbery, a crime he says he didn't commit. ...

Poster       AFR 44/019/2014

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

Amnesty International | Nigeria's torture chambers exposed in ...
18 September 2014

Nigeria's police and military routinely torture women, men, and children – some as young as 12 – using a wide range of methods including beatings, ...

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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

Nigeria: The World Bank Inspection Panel's early solutions ...
2 September 2014

In July 2014 the World Bank Inspection Panel decided not to register a Request for Inspection made by people who had been subjected to a forced eviction ...

Document       AFR 44/018/2014

Wire, September/October 2014. Vol. 44, issue 005
1 September 2014

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: No more fear in Gambia 3) SOS Europe: Bulgaria: Stories of hope and longing 4) My Body My Rights: El Salvador: 'A witch ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/005/2014

Nigeria: At the mercy of the government: Violation of the right ...
19 August 2014

Close to 18 months after the Lagos state government sent bulldozers into the informal settlement of Badia East in Lagos state Nigeria; and demolished ...

Report       AFR 44/017/2014

Nigeria: Destitute victims of forced eviction must be ...
19 August 2014

The World Bank endorsed the Lagos state government's inadequate compensation package for thousands of people forcibly evicted from an informal ...

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Q&A: Nigeria's military implicated in war crimes | Amnesty ...
5 August 2014

Questions and answers on the gruesome footage and other evidence of war crimes in north-eastern Nigeria, which Amnesty International has made ...

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