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Nigeria: Man dragged to the gallows will now be executed by firing squad

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 four other men on Monday night, Amnesty International has learned. 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 four other men on Monday night, Amnesty I

Nigeria: Man dragged to the gallows will now be executed by firing squad - 25 juin 2013

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Man dragged to the gallows will now be executed by firing squad 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 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 four other men on Monday night. Media Node:  Goodluck Jonathan Death penalty 2012 video Death penalty trends: chart Twitter Tag:  deathpenalty Story Location:  Nigeria 6° 30' 26.8128" N, 6° 6' 30.2328" E “Cruel and inhumane do not even begin to describe the nightmare situation facing this man – and it points to the spectacularly brutal nature of Nigeria’s sudden return to state-sponsored killing” Source:  Lucy Freeman, deputy Africa director at Amnesty International Date:  Ma, 25/06/2013 URL:  Nigeria reportedly hangs four in first executions since 2006 Description:  Press release, 24 June 2013 URL:  Nigeria: Halt hangings of five men in Edo State Description:  News story, 24 June 2013 URL:  Death Sentences and Executions 2012 Description:  Read the full report

Nigeria. Premières exécutions présumées depuis 2006

Amnesty International a reçu des informations crédibles faisant état de la pendaison de quatre hommes dans la prison de la ville de Benin, dans le sud du Nigeria, par les autorités de l'État d'Edo. Ce sont les premières exécutions dont on ait connaissance dans ce pays depuis 2006. Amnesty International a reçu des informations crédibles faisant état de la pendaison de quatre hommes dans la prison de la ville de Benin, dans le sud du Nigeria, par les autorités de l'État d'Edo.

Cuatro personas presuntamente ahorcadas en Nigeria en lo que serían las primeras ejecuciones desde 2006

Amnistía Internacional ha recibido informes verosímiles según los cuales las autoridades del estado de Edo, en el sur de Nigeria, ahorcaron a cuatro hombres el lunes en la cárcel municipal de Benín; sería la primera noticia de ejecuciones en el país desde 2006. Amnistía Internacional ha recibido informes verosímiles según los cuales las autoridades del estado de Edo, en el sur de Nigeria, ahorcaron a cuatro hombres el lunes en la cárcel municipal de Benín

Nigeria reportedly hangs four in first executions since 2006

Amnesty International has received credible reports that authorities in the state of Edo in southern Nigerian have hanged four men in Benin City Prison on Monday – the first known executions in the country since 2006. Amnesty International has received credible reports that authorities in the state of Edo in southern Nigerian have hanged four men in Benin City Prison on Monday – the first known executions in the

Nigeria: Halt hangings of five men in Edo State - 24 juin 2013

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Halt hangings of five men in Edo State UPDATE: Amnesty International has now received 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. Media Node:  Nigeria Death penalty 2012 video Death penalty trends: chart Story Location:  Nigeria 7° 55' 17.1192" N, 6° 40' 46.8768" E “The Nigerian authorities must immediately halt the execution of these five men and allow them to appeal their cases in the courts.” Source:  Lucy Freeman, Deputy Director for Africa atAmnesty International. URL:  Death Sentences and Executions 2012 Description:  Download complete report URL:  Death Penalty Facts & Figures 2012 Description:  View infographics

Nigeria: Halt hangings of five men in Edo State

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 their execution by hanging to proceed. The Nigerian authorities must spare the lives of five death row inmates at imminent risk of execution, Amnesty International urged after a court in the southern state of Edo allowed the execution b

Nigeria: El gigante del petróleo Shell criticado por sus denuncias de ‘sabotaje’ en oleoductos del delta del Níger

Las afirmaciones de Shell de que la principal causa de los derrames de petróleo en Nigeria es el sabotaje han sido objeto de críticas. Un organismo neerlandés concluyó que las declaraciones del gigante del petróleo se basaban en pruebas cuestionables y en investigaciones deficientes. Las afirmaciones de Shell de que la principal causa de los derrames de petróleo en Nigeria es el sabotaje han sido objeto de críticas.

Nigeria. Le géant pétrolier Shell est critiqué pour ses allégations de «sabotage» d'oléoducs dans le delta du Niger

Les allégations de Shell selon lesquelles des actes de sabotage sont responsables de la majorité des déversements de pétrole au Nigeria sont aujourd'hui fortement contestées. Un organisme néerlandais a en effet constaté que les déclarations du géant pétrolier reposaient sur des éléments litigieux et des enquêtes entachées d'erreurs. Les allégations de Shell selon lesquelles des actes de sabotage sont responsables de la majorité des déversements de pétrole au Nigeria sont aujourd'hui fortement contestées.

Nigeria: Oil giant Shell criticized over Niger Delta pipelines ‘sabotage’ claims

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 based on disputed evidence and flawed investigations. Claims by She