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Torture widespread among Nigerian security forces, says AI

Amnesty International has released a new report on the use of torture in Nigeria, saying its use is widespread among the police and the military. The problem has existed for a long time but may have increased since the emergence of Boko Haram in ... Voice of Russia, 7 hours ago

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AI launches urgent appeal to protect Sahrawi prisoners in occupied El Aaiun Local Prison

(SPS) - Amnesty International (AI) initiated Thursday an appeal to protect seven Sahrawi prisoners on hunger strike against torture at the Local Prison in the occupied city of El Aaiun, on its official site. The organization indicated that the ...
 Sahara Press Service3 hours ago Sahrawi prisoners on hunger strike over ill treatment: Amnesty  Modern Ghana21 hours ago AFP - Morocco-Sahara-politics-unrest-rights  Namibia Press Agency1 day ago

Police Describes Amnesty Report On Human Rights Abuse As False, Indecent

— Sep 18, 2014 | The Nigeria Police on Thursday said that the Amnesty International's report on alleged human rights abuses by the force was full of falsehood, smacks of indecency and intemperate language. This is contained in a statement ...
 Leadership1 day ago Read Dele Momodu's Expose on Nigeria and the Big Abuse  African Entertainer8 hours ago Nigeria: Police Describes Amnesty Report on Human Rights Abuse As False, Indecent  AllAfrica.com1 day ago New Nigeria videos show abuses: Amnesty report  Sify1 month ago

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Amnesty International accuses Nigeria's security forces of torture+++The Ebola death toll has reached over 2,600 according to the WHO+++Red Cross volunteers collecting bodies of Ebola victims in Liberia Audios and videos on the topic Date ...
 Deutsche Welle1 day ago Amnesty urges Nigeria to criminalise torture  Business Insider2 days ago Torture common in Nigeria: Amnesty International  Dunya News1 day ago Amnesty asks Nigeria to criminalise torture now  Business Day Nigeria2 days ago

Rights Group Reports More Violations By Armed Forces

By Augustine Osayande Abuja — AMNESTY International, the human rights group, accused police and the military of violating the rights of locals during operations aimed at flushing Boko Haram members. The attack is contained in a report titled ...
 AllAfrica.com1 day ago Police reject accusations of violating citizens' rights  News241 day ago Nigerian army accused of `extensive` rights violations  Zee News1 month ago General faults AI over military torture claim  Nigeria Punch1 day ago

Nigeria abuse: will torture go unpunished?

A new report by Amnesty International has accused Nigeria's police and military of the routine torture of men, woman and children, as young as 12. It says many police stations even have an informal torture officer. Testimonies and evidence ...
 Al Jazeera1 day ago

Amnesty to Pakistan: Stop execution of Shoaib Sarwar immediately

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Amnesty International has asked Pakistan to immediately scrap the plans to carry out its first civilian execution over the past six years and sought steps towards the abolition of capital punishment.
 The Hindu4 days ago Stop First Civilian Execution in Pakistan in Six Years: Amnesty  Outlook4 days ago Amnesty to Pakistan Stop execution of Shoaib Sarwar immediately  Big News Network3 days ago Amnesty urges Pakistan to stop first civilian execution in six years  The Express Tribune4 days ago

Activate the activist app! Protestors now have a 'Panic Button' for when they get arrested

The Panic Button App from Amnesty International alerts others when you are being arrested. (image from undergizmo) WATCH: Get arrested at a protest? There's an app for that All you aspartame-fuelled activists out there risk getting arrested at ...
 Albawaba2 days ago Amnesty International Launches 'Panic Button' App for Activists  NDTV2 months ago Amnesty International launches app for activists in danger  Prokerala2 months ago

Amnesty International Claims Nigeria Uses Torture Officers to Extract Confession

Torture has become such an integral part of policing in Nigeria that many stations have an informal torture officer, Amnesty International says. Both the military and police use a wide range of torture methods including beatings, nail and teeth ...
 African Entertainer1 day ago Nigeria has 'torture officers'  BBC2 days ago Nigeria 'uses torture officers to extract confessions'  The Guardian Nigeria1 day ago Nigeria uses 'torture officers' to extract confessions, says Amnesty  The Guardian Nigeria2 days ago

Ceasefire in east Ukraine frays, woman killed by shelling; Amnesty International accuses both sides of war crimes

Ceasefire in east Ukraine frays, woman killed by shelling; Amnesty International accuses both sides of war crimes Monday, 8 September 2014 - 8:03am IST | Place: Russia | Agency: Reuters A woman died and at least four people were wounded when fighting flared ...
 DNA1 week ago Amnesty accuses Ukraine rivals of war crimes  Business Standard1 week ago Amnesty International accuses Ukraine rivals of war crimes  Economic Times1 week ago Islamic State engaged in ethnic cleansing, war crimes: Amnesty report  First Post.com2 weeks ago
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