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Aliyu Tasheku had been held incommunicado detention, prompting fears he may be at risk of extrajudicial execution. His whereabouts are now known.
Urgent Action AFR 44/011/2011
In this open letter Amnesty International calls on Goodluck Jonathan to prioritize the respect, protection and fulfilment of human rights during his new tenure ...
Open Letter AFR 44/010/2011
The first four months of 2011 witnessed an unprecedented surge of ordinary people speaking up for their rights and demanding change. But the authorities' repressive ...
PressItem POL 10/008/2011
Aliyu Tasheku has spent over seven months in police detention in Nigeria. He has been complaining of ill health and has been denied access to a doctor. Aliyu Tasheku ...
Urgent Action AFR 44/008/2011
Clean uP oil Pollution in the niger Delta a healthy environment is a human right Clean uP oil Pollution in the niger Delta a healthy environment is a human ...
Postcard AFR 44/004/2011
Nigerian military must refrain from using excessive force to quash demonstrations.
Across Africa hundreds of thousands of people each year are left homeless when they are forcibly evicted from their homes by the authorities. In most cases evictions ...
Document AFR 01/002/2011
A key human rights bill passed by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan can help tackle abuses in the country.
In the run up to the April elections in Nigeria, Amnesty International calls upon international election observers to make human rights monitoring a central aspect ...
Document AFR 44/007/2011
On 2 April elections will begin in Nigeria. The Nigerian authorities and the Independent National Electoral Commission must prevent a repeat of the political ...
Report AFR 44/005/2011