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Statements to the 45th session of the UN Sub-Commission on ...
31 August 1993

Presented here are the five oral statements made by Amnesty International (AI) in August 1993 in Geneva. Under item 6 AI described the practice of political ...

Report       IOR 41/033/1993

Further information on UA 238/93 (AFR 44/07/93, 20 July; and ...
31 August 1993

NG Dube and Kobari Nwile were released on bail on 25 July 1993. Together with Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was released on bail on 22 July after receiving ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/013/1993

Further information on UA 238/93 (AFR 44/07/93, 20 July) ...
15 August 1993

Ken Saro-Wiwa, whose health had deteriorated after he was denied regular medication for his heart condition, was finally admitted to Port Harcourt Teaching ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/012/1993

UA 268/93 - Nigeria: extrajudicial executions: At least 35 ...
9 August 1993

At least 35 people in Kaa town have been extrajudicially executed on 4 August 1993 by armed men, some of whom are believed to have been in navy ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/011/1993

Further information on UA 225/93 (AFR 44/06/93, 9 July; and ...
4 August 1993

Beko Ransome-Kuti, Femi Falana and Chief Gani Fawehinmi, human rights activists and leading members of the Campaign for Democracy, remain ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/009/1993

Further information on UA 225/93 (AFR 44/06/93, 9 July) ...
25 July 1993

The three human rights activists named above were charged on 12 July 1993 before a magistrate's court in the federal capital, Abuja, with sedition and ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/008/1993

UA 238/93 - Nigeria: health concern / legal concern: Ken Saro ...
19 July 1993

The above named men, members of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) were charged on 13 July 1993 on six counts relating ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/007/1993

UA 225/93 - Nigeria: legal concern: Beko Ransome-Kuti, Femi ...
8 July 1993

Prominent human rights activists in Nigeria are being repeatedly harassed and detained as protests mount against the government's failure to adhere ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/006/1993

UA 163/93 - Nigeria: possible extrajudicial execution / legal ...
18 May 1993

There is concern that members of Nigeria's security forces opened fire, in two incidents, on apparently peaceful demonstrators in the Ogoni area, 50 ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/004/1993

Amnesty International News, April 1993. Vol.23, No.1.
31 March 1993

1. Yugoslavia: Ethnic Albanians in Kosovo under increased threat from Serbian police. 2. Pakistan: Death by stoning sentence suspended. 3. Guatemala ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/1993