Thursday, August 18, 2022

Amnesty International

May 26, 2022

Amnesty International condemns killing of 45 villagers by Boko Haram in Borno

Insurgents laid seige on the Rann community last Sunday, wreaking carnage on the civilians on their farms.

Amnesty International
May 18, 2022

Buhari regime failed to rescue Abuja-Kaduna train victims 50 days after abduction: Amnesty

Armed bandits had on March 28 attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train, killing eight people and kidnapping 65 others.

Amnesty International
May 13, 2022

Deborah Samuel: Oby Ezekwesili, Chidi Odinkalu pull out of NBA conference in Sokoto

The duo withdrew their participation from the NBA conference over the bar association’s silence about the killing of Deborah Samuel by Islamic extremists.

Oby Ezekwesili and Chidi Odinkalu
May 12, 2022

Deborah Samuel: Amnesty International seeks immediate arrest, prosecution of killers

“The Nigerian authorities must curtail the impunity that has led to an increase in mob violence and arrest all those involved in this reprehensible act.”

Amnesty International
March 8, 2022

IWD: Women badly treated in 2021, says Amnesty International

“Events in 2021 and in the early months of 2022 have conspired to crush the rights and dignity of millions of women and girls.’’

March 4, 2022

Tanzania court orders release of opposition leader Freeman Mbowe

The release order Friday follows the prosecution dropping charges against him, including terrorism.

Freeman Mbowe
February 24, 2022

Amnesty International demands immediate release Sowore

The human rights organisation expressed concern “over violent attack by thugs, on Mr Sowore,” saying “Nigerian authorities must immediately release him and bring those attacking him

Omoyele Sowore
February 4, 2022

Buhari regime illegally executed IPOB members with Uzodimma’s help: Okorocha

“The IPOB gentlemen are our young men. They are our children who believe the Nigerian nation does not like them.”

President Muhammadu Buhari/IPOB/Rochas Okorocha
February 1, 2022

Amnesty accuses Israel of enforcing apartheid on Palestinians

The rights group says Israel’s forcible transfers, torture and unlawful killings, were to maintain a system of “oppression and domination”.

January 13, 2022

Buhari regime violated Nigerians’ right with ‘illegal’ Twitter ban: Amnesty

The group wants an end to all acts that “violate rights to freedom of expression, access to information, and freedom of the press.”

Amnesty International and Buhari composite