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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Nigeria reportedly hangs four in first ...
24 June 2013

Amnesty International has received credible reports that authorities in the state of Edo in southern Nigerian have hanged four men in Benin City Prison ...

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Amnesty International | Nigeria: Halt hangings of five men in ...
24 June 2013

The Nigerian authorities must spare the lives of five death row inmates, Amnesty International urged after a court in the southern state of Edo allowed ...

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Nigeria: Halt hangings of five men in Edo State | Amnesty ...
24 June 2013

A court in Nigeria allowed the execution by hanging of three men to proceed and the Governor of Edo state signed the execution warrants of two others ...

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Amnesty International | Nigeria: Oil giant Shell criticized over ...
19 June 2013

Claims by Shell that sabotage is responsible for most oil spilt in Nigeria have come under fire. A Dutch agency found that the oil giant's statements were ...

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Amnesty International | Nigeria: President must veto ...
5 June 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria should not sign into law a draconian new bill that would formalize discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

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Nigeria: President must veto discriminatory anti-LGBTI bill ...
5 June 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria should not sign into law a draconian new bill that would formalize discrimination against LGBTI people and ...

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Nigeria: Two prisoners in Nigeria at risk of execution
29 May 2013

At least two prisoners on death row in Benin prison, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, are at risk of imminent execution by hanging, as the Federal High ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/007/2013

Amnesty International | Nigeria: State of emergency must not ...
23 May 2013

Nigerian authorities must not use the state of emergency imposed in the north of the country as an excuse to commit human rights violations, Amnesty ...

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Nigeria: State of emergency must not lead to more human ...
22 May 2013

Nigerian authorities must not use the state of emergency imposed in the north of the country as an excuse to commit human rights violations, Amnesty ...

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Nigeria: Further information: Demolitions cease but people still ...
10 May 2013

Hundreds of people in Badia East settlement in Lagos State, Nigeria, are still at risk of further evictions, after they were forcibly evicted from their homes ...

Urgent Action       AFR 44/005/2013