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Amnesty International News, October 1995. Vol.25, No.10.
30 September 1995

1. Former Yugoslavia: 'Disappeared ' must not be forgotten (includes photograph of woman lighting candle during vigil for the "disappeared" in ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/010/1995

Amnesty International News, October 1995. Vol.25, No.10.
30 September 1995

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Newsletter       NWS 21/010/1995

Nigeria: Medical concern: Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti
18 September 1995

Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti, a medical doctor, former Nigerian Medical Association leader, amd human rights activist, was arrested on 27 July 1995. It is reported ...

Report       AFR 44/021/1995

Nigeria: The Ogoni trials and detentions
14 September 1995

The murder trials of Ken Saro-Wiwa and other members of the Ogoni community are continuing. The prosecutions appear to be politically-motivated. ...

Report       AFR 44/020/1995

Nigeria: Death in detention / health concern / legal concern ...
14 September 1995

Concern for the safety of a group of Ogoni activists in prolonged untried detention has been greatly heightened by the news that one of them, Clement ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/019/1995

Nigeria: Further information on legal concern / fear of ill ...
14 September 1995

AI has learned that the four supporters of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, arrested on 4 August 1995, have been unconditionally ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/018/1995

Nigeria: Execution / fear of further executions: 32 prisoners ...
12 September 1995

Eighteen prisoners convicted of armed robbery offences were executed by firing squad on or around 8 September 1995. The executions took place in ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/017/1995

Death Penalty News September 1995
31 August 1995

1. Moratoria on executions in Albania and Moldova; 2. Mauritius abolishes death penalty, but President refuses to sign bill; 3. Poland: Abolitionist bill ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/003/1995

Juveniles and the death penalty: executions worldwide since ...
29 August 1995

Since 1985, eight countries have executed juvenile offenders - those sentenced to death for crimes committed when they were under 18 - even though ...

Report       ACT 50/005/1995

Nigeria: Legal concern / fear of ill-treatment / possible ...
24 August 1995

There is concern at reports that four supporters of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) arrested on 4 August 1995 remain detained ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/016/1995