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

Last year, Moses Akatugba was sentenced to death for armed robbery, a crime he says he did not commit. He was just 16 when he was arrested in 2005 ...

Document       AFR 44/015/2014

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

Amnesty International | Amnesty International responds to ...
18 September 2014

Annual Report 2013. The state of the world's human rights. Read it now ...

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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

Nigeria's torture chambers exposed in new report | Amnesty ...
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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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: Torture by numbers | Amnesty International
18 September 2014

Although Nigeria prohibits torture and other ill-treatment in its constitution, authorities continue to turn a blind-eye to these abuses and have not even ...

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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