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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Nigeria: President must veto ...
5 June 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria should not sign into law a draconian new bill that would formalize discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

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Nigeria: President must veto discriminatory anti-LGBTI bill ...
5 June 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria should not sign into law a draconian new bill that would formalize discrimination against LGBTI people and ...

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Nigeria: Two prisoners in Nigeria at risk of execution
29 May 2013

At least two prisoners on death row in Benin prison, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, are at risk of imminent execution by hanging, as the Federal High ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/007/2013

Amnesty International | Nigeria: State of emergency must not ...
23 May 2013

Nigerian authorities must not use the state of emergency imposed in the north of the country as an excuse to commit human rights violations, Amnesty ...

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Nigeria: State of emergency must not lead to more human ...
22 May 2013

Nigerian authorities must not use the state of emergency imposed in the north of the country as an excuse to commit human rights violations, Amnesty ...

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Nigeria: Further information: Demolitions cease but people still ...
10 May 2013

Hundreds of people in Badia East settlement in Lagos State, Nigeria, are still at risk of further evictions, after they were forcibly evicted from their homes ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/005/2013

Ending forced evictions in law and practice: A thematic ...
7 May 2013

On the occasion of the 50th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Amnesty International has prepared this paper to highlight ...

Report       ACT 35/006/2013

Wire, May/June 2013. Vol 43, issue 003
1 May 2013

1) The Agenda 2) Up front: The pure power of testimony: 3) 'There are no human rights in Sri Lanka' 4) The painful truth [torture] 5) Five ways to repress ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/003/2013

Amnesty International | US: Supreme Court ruling on Shell in ...
17 April 2013

The Supreme Court today dismissed the closely-watched case of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co in a severe blow for victims of human rights abuses ...

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Letter Writing Marathon 2012: Final report
3 April 2013

In 2012, 12 cases of individuals and communities whose human rights have been violated were given huge international public attention by Amnesty ...

Report       ACT 30/022/2013