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Nigeria: Possible prisoners of conscience / fear of ill-treatment
23 April 1998

Mufutau Lateef, Anthony Nwana, Borisanmi Olutoye, Rotimi Obasa Yomi Osob and Austin Uganwa and two other unnamed employees of The News ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/025/1998

Nigeria: Fear of ill-treatment
20 April 1998

Nine women and 16 children, arrested in Kaduna, northern Nigeria, could suffer ill-treatment in detention because of their relationship to four political ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/024/1998

Nigeria: Possible excessive use of force / fear for safety / fear ...
15 April 1998

Some 100 activists were arrested by security forces a pro-democracy rally called by the United Action for Democracy in Nigeria. While in detention they ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/023/1998

Nigeria: Fear of ill-treatment / possible prisoners of conscience
8 April 1998

Joshua Ogbonna, John Edward, Ganiyu Adeoye, Chidi Nwokpara, Donatus Njoku and Danlami Nmodu: Further journalists have been arrested and are ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/021/1998

Nigeria: Further information on fear of ill-treatment / legal ...
8 April 1998

Mohammed Adamu, Soji Omotunde, Adetokunbo Fakeye, Onome Osifo-Whiskey, Babafemi Ojudu, Rafiu Salau. Released: Ben Adaji, Jenkins ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/022/1998

Nigeria: Repression unabated on eve of Pope's visit
20 March 1998

News Service 49/98. AI INDEX: AFR 44/07/98. 20 March 1998. Nigeria: Repression unabated on eve of Pope's visit. Arrests ...

Press Release       AFR 44/007/1998

Nigeria: Further information on fear of torture or ill-treatment ...
13 March 1998

Lieutenant-General D. Oladipo Diya, Major-General Abdulkarim Adisa, Major-General Tajudeen Olanrewaju, Colonel Edwin Jandu, Lieutenant-Colonel ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/006/1998

Trade union action 1998: Further appeal cases
1 March 1998

This document contains three appeal cases for the Trade Union Action 1998. 1. Migrant workers in Saudi Arabia; 2. Update on Nigeria; 3. Action focus ...

Report       ACT 73/004/1998

Nigeria: health concern / prisoners of conscience / prison ...
26 February 1998

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti and Shehu Sani: AI is concerned for the health of the above-named prisoners of conscience who ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/005/1998

Nigeria: Government should not impose death sentences
20 February 1998

News Service 30/98. AI INDEX: AFR 44/03/98. 20 February 1998. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Nigeria. Government should not impose death sentences. ...

Press Release       AFR 44/003/1998