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The military government in Nigeria has arrested and charged with treason prominent critics who have urged it to step down in favour of a civilian government. Treason ...
Urgent Action AFR 44/005/1994
There is concern that Nigeria's new military government has returned to a policy of mass executions. At least 40 prisoners, including those named above, are under ...
Urgent Action AFR 44/004/1994
Ken Saro-Wiwa was arrested in the early hours of 22 May 1994 at his house in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. According to officials he is being held in connection ...
Urgent Action AFR 44/003/1994
1. Bosnia-Herzegovina: Aid workers held in Bosnia may be hostages; 2. Nigeria: Continuing human rights crisis among Nigeria's Ogoni.
Report NWS 11/094/1994
There are fears for the safety of members of the Ogoni ethnic group after recent killings in which the Nigerian security forces have been implicated. On 3 April ...
Urgent Action AFR 44/002/1994
1. Morocco: Where is Abdelhaq? UA pressure for the truth (Abdelhaq Rouissi); 2. Haiti: Your solidarity counts (Colson Dorme and Monsignor Willy Romelus); 3. Nigeria ...
Report ACT 60/001/1994
Boletin de acciones urgentes Febrero - Abril 1994
1. Sommet Francophone a Maurice. 2. Brazil: Policeman condemned for death of 18 prisoners in 1989. 3. Nigeria: Letter from former prisoner of conscience.
Report NWS 11/126/1993
Wale Shittu, Femi Adenuga and Emmanuel Nweke were released on bail in early August 1993. The three men, who all work for the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) ...
Urgent Action AFR 44/015/1993
Beko Ransome-Kuti, Femi Falana and Chief Gani Fawehinmi were released unconditionally on 29 August 1993. It is not clear whether Alhaji Lamidi Adedibu, a prominent ...
Urgent Action AFR 44/014/1993