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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Amnesty International | Death row inmates moved closer to the ...
24 July 2013

Amnesty International has received worrying reports that Nigerian prison authorities on Tuesday moved a group of death row prisoners into cells closer ...

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Amnesty International assessment of states' implementation of ...
11 July 2013

For the 17th session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Amnesty International has continued to focus on the paramount importance of implementation ...

Report       IOR 41/011/2013

Nigeria executions: “They almost executed him secretly”
28 June 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FEATURE AI index: AFR 44/011/2013. 28 June 2013 . Nigeria executions: “They almost ...

PressItem       AFR 44/011/2013

Nigeria executions: “They almost executed him secretly” ...
28 June 2013

The son of a furniture maker on death row in Nigeria described his sence of despair at the news that his father may be put to death at any point from now ...

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Nigeria: Further information: Man at risk of execution after ...
27 June 2013

A man on death row in southern Nigeria's Edo State is at imminent risk of execution by firing squad, after four others were hanged.

Urgent Action       AFR 44/010/2013

Wider investigation into Shell's Nigeria operation needed after ...
26 June 2013

A major fire that forced Shell to close its Trans Niger Pipeline in southern Nigeria raises serious questions about the way the oil giant is operating, Amnesty ...

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Nigeria: Man dragged to the gallows will now be executed by ...
25 June 2013

A death row prisoner in Nigeria is due to be executed by firing squad later this week after prison authorities dragged him to the gallows where they hanged ...

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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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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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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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