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Amnesty Nigeria Press Release: Gallows preparation in Lagos prison suggests spate of executions imminent

The Nigerian authorities must immediately scrap plans to execute death row inmates in Kirikiri prison in Lagos, Amnesty International said today amid macabre reports from inmates that the prison’s gallows were being prepared and one inmate had been isolated possibly in preparation for execution. This follows a statement by the Attorney General of Lagos State during a press briefing on ...

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 FORCED EVICTIONS IN LAGOS STATE MUST STOP! – Amnesty International

Over 4000 residents of Otodogbame waterfront community in Lagos, Nigeria were on 26 March forcibly evicted from their homes by Lagos State officials. No notice was issued to the residents prior to the forced eviction. Several residents were injured during the incident as police used excessive force. Five women and three men, including an elderly man above 70 years who ...

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PHOBIA FOR TRUTH AND NEMESIS: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL CAN NEVER BE WRONG! by Dotun Roy

In a society where arbitrary use of power to perpetrate countless heinous atrocities with impunity against humanity holds sway, the phobia for truth and nemesis will not be uncommon. And oftentimes than not, this phobia for truth and nemesis will always becloud their sense of reasoning and judgement. In the light of the current wicked accusations by some group of ...

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Oby Ezekwesili Endorses Amnesty #StopTorture Walk in Abuja

Former Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Co-convener of #BringBackOurGirls movement has expressed support for the Amnesty International “Stop Torture” Walk in Abuja on Friday 26 June. She expressed this during the usual sit-out of Bring Back Our Girls Group. “It is quite impressive to see that Amnesty International is doing everything in ensuring that fundamental human ...

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Amnesty International: Stand Up & #StopTorture this Friday in #Abuja

26th June is the International Day in support of Victims of Torture. It is a day set aside globally by Amnesty international to take action in solidarity for torture victims and survivors all over the world and more particularly for the five key cases that we are campaigning on. Last year, over one million Amnesty International members mobilized online and offline ...

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