Nigeria

Nigeria: El Banco Mundial da largas al paquete de reasentamiento tras un desalojo forzoso masivo

Un año después de que las excavadoras arrasaran los hogares de 9.000 personas en una comunidad que se suponía que iba a beneficiarse de un proyecto financiado por el Banco Mundial en Lagos, el gobierno estatal y el Banco Mundial incumplen miserablemente su promesa de indemnizarlas y reasentarlas de forma adecuada, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional. Un año después de que las excavadoras arrasaran los hogares de 9.000 personas en una comunidad que iba a beneficiarse de un proyecto financiado por el Banco Mundial en Lagos, el gobierno estatal y

Nigeria: World Bank 'dragging its feet' on resettlement package after forced eviction - 21 février 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: World Bank 'dragging its feet' on resettlement package after forced eviction A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9,000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government and the World Bank are failing miserably to l A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9,000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government and the World Bank are failing miserably to live up to their promise to adequately compensate and resettle them. Media Node:  Badia East Badia East video Story Location:  نيجيريا 8° 53' 6.2592" N, 8° 15' 49.3812" E “The community is suffering because of the reckless actions of the Lagos state government and the World Bank’s failure to ensure that those meant to benefit from its projects are not forcibly evicted from their homes.” Source:  Oluwatosin Popoola, Nigeria Researcher at Amnesty International. URL:  Nigeria: Lagos state government must stop wave of devastating forced evictions Description:  News Story, 12 August 2013. URL:  From victim to human rights activist Description:  News Story, 13 December 2013.

Les tueries perpétrées dans le nord du Nigeria constituent des crimes contre l’humanité

Les attaques menées par des groupes armés islamistes ces dernières semaines dans le nord du Nigeria, qui ont causé la mort de plus de 200 personnes, se font de plus en plus sanglantes et insidieuses, et constituent des crimes contre l’humanité, a déclaré Amnesty International.  Les attaques menées par des groupes armés islamistes ces dernières semaines dans le nord du Nigeria, qui ont causé la mort de plus de 200 personnes, se font de plus en plus sanglantes et const

Las masacres del norte de Nigeria constituyen crímenes de lesa humanidad

Los ataques de los grupos islamistas armados, que han matado a más de 200 personas en las últimas semanas en el norte de Nigeria, son cada vez más sofisticados y letales, y constituyen crímenes de lesa humanidad; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional. Los ataques de los grupos islamistas armados, que han matado a más de 200 personas en las últimas semanas en el norte de Nigeria, son cada vez más sofisticados y letales, y constituyen crímenes de

Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against humanity

Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria have been increasingly deadly and sophisticated, and amount to crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said. Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria have been increasingly deadly and sophisticated, and amount to crimes against humanity, Am

Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against humanity - 17 février 2014

Headline Title:  Carnage in northern Nigeria amounts to crimes against humanity   Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria have been increasingly deadly and sophisticated, and amount to crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said.  Media Node:  Nigeria Boko Haram attacks Story Location:  Nigeria 12° 48' 0.0612" N, 3° 57' 18.2808" E “These killings and the systematic campaign by armed groups targeting ordinary people constitute crimes against humanity.” Source:  Makmid Kamara, Nigeria Researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Lu, 17/02/2014 “The extension of the state of emergency has not helped to reduce the violence in northern Nigeria. Scores are dead, hundreds of families have been separated and many people have been forced to flee their homes. ” Source:  Makmid Kamara URL:  Nigeria: Deaths of hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in custody requires investigation Description:  News story/briefing, 15 October 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Children slaughtered, schools under siege Description:  News story/report, 3 October 2013

Nigeria. Le président doit rejeter un projet de loi draconien sur les unions entre personnes de même sexe

Le président nigérian Goodluck Jonathan ne doit pas promulguer le projet de loi sur le mariage entre personnes de même sexe, a déclaré Amnesty International alors que la version finale du projet vient d’être adoptée par le Sénat du Nigéria. Le président nigérian Goodluck Jonathan ne doit pas promulguer le projet de loi sur le mariage entre personnes de même sexe, a déclaré Amnesty International alors que la version finale du projet vi

Nigeria. Il faut mettre fin à la traque dont font l'objet les homosexuels depuis l'adoption d'une nouvelle loi répressive

Les autorités nigérianes doivent immédiatement libérer la dizaine de personnes déjà arrêtées en application d’une nouvelle loi qui bafoue plusieurs droits fondamentaux sur la base de l’orientation sexuelle et de l’identité de genre réelles ou présumées. Les autorités nigérianes doivent immédiatement libérer la dizaine de personnes déjà arrêtées en application d’une nouvelle loi qui bafoue plusieurs droits fondamentaux sur la base de l’orientation

Nigeria: Debe cesar la caza de brujas homófoba desatada por una opresiva ley recién promulgada

Nigeria debe poner de inmediato en libertad a las más de 10 personas que ya han sido detenidas en virtud de una nueva ley, sumamente opresiva, que pisotea una serie de derechos humanos y discrimina sobre la base de la orientación o presunta orientación sexual e identidad de género. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. Nigeria debe poner de inmediato en libertad a las más de 10 personas que ya han sido detenidas en virtud de una nueva ley, sumamente opresiva, que pisotea una serie de derechos humanos y discrimina

Nigeria: Halt homophobic witch-hunt under oppressive new law - 15 janvier 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Halt homophobic witch-hunt under oppressive new law Nigeria must immediately release the more than 10 people already arrested under a deeply oppressive new law that runs roughshod over a range of human rights and discriminates based on real or perce Nigeria must immediately release the more than 10 people already arrested under a deeply oppressive new law that runs roughshod over a range of human rights. Media Node:  Goodluck Jonathan Twitter Tag:  LGBTI Story Location:  Nigeria 8° 19' 57.1188" N, 3° 25' 39.8424" E “Those arrested under this draconian new legislation must be released immediately and the charges against them dropped. Locking someone up for their sexual orientation violates the most basic human rights standards.” Source:  Makmid Kamara, Amnesty International’s Nigeria Researcher. “The deeply repressive Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act must be withdrawn without delay. With the stroke of a pen, President Goodluck Jonathan has essentially turned Nigeria into one of the world’s least tolerant societies.” Source:  Makmid Kamara URL:  Nigerian President must reject harsh bill on same-sex unions Description:  Press release, 20 December 2013 URL:  Rising levels of homophobia in sub-Saharan Africa are dangerous and must be tackled Description:  News story, 25 June 2013 URL:  Making love a crime: Criminalization of same-sex conduct in Sub-Saharan Africa Description:  Report, 25 June 2013