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9 Aug
On August 4, the international human rights organization, Amnesty International, dealt a powerful blow to its own reputation. A press release issued by the organization read in part: “Ukrainian warfare tactics endanger civilians.”
20 Jul
Amnesty International has called on the Nigerian authorities to probe the death of seven young men in the country's restive southeast, where separatist tensions are on the rise.
6 Jun
Amnesty International has called on Nigerian authorities to launch an investigation to identify the perpetrators of the attack in Owo, Ondo State. Unknown gunmen on Sunday entered St Francis catholic church in the town of Owo, Ondo state, and fired at worshippers, leaving about 50 people dead and many injured. Amnesty International in a statement…
2 Feb
Amnesty International on Tuesday labelled Israel an "apartheid" state that treats Palestinians as "an inferior racial group," joining the assessment of other rights groups which the Jewish state vehemently rejects. "Israel's cruel policies of segregation, dispossession and exclusion across all territories under its control clearly amount to apartheid," said Amnesty's secretary-general Agnes Callamard. "Whether they…
15 Jan
Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Lagos Edetaen Ojo and Country Director, Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, have applauded the Federal Government for lifting the ban on Twitter.
16 Nov 2021
Amnesty International Nigeria, Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Vanguard Media Limited and International Press Centre (IPC) have called on the authorities to carry out thorough investigation
26 Oct 2021
Amnesty International on Tuesday called on the United Arab Emirates to investigate what it said were racially motivated detentions and deportations of African migrant workers and for appropriate restitution.
21 Oct 2021
“There is so much injustice in this country, the police are under-paid and have not learnt any lesson from #EndSARS….” These were the last words of a Canadian-based protester, Patriot Patrick Eholor, yesterday, while speaking with journalists...
20 Oct 2021
*Demands apology from AI, CNN for "misinforming public One year after the alleged massacre of Nigerian youths at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State, the Nigeria Government said it was nothing but a "Phantom Massacre." Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who spoke on the first anniversary of #EndSARS protests that almost shut…
2 Sep 2021
The Presidency has urged Nigerians to discountenance entreaties by Amnesty International, alleging that it was colluding with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to attack the country.
5 Aug 2021
AI blames ESN for attacks on government infrastructure, police Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of using excessive forces against separatists in the country's southeast. The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have been campaigning for the independence of the region. The agitations, spearheaded by Nnamdi Kanu, have been met with crackdowns by the Nigerian…
26 Jul 2021
Nigerian authorities on Monday restricted media coverage for the trial of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu in court. Kanu is facing treason and other charges which are connected to his call for the secession southeastern region of Nigeria. On June 29, Nigerian authorities announced the rearrest of IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu who…


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