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19 journalists, arrested, detained illegally in 2019-Amnesty Int’l

19 journalists, arrested, detained illegally in 2019-Amnesty Int’l

…laments assault on freedom of expression By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A human rights organisation, Amnesty International, AI, Nigeria, Monday, disclosed that 19 journalists have been arrested and detained illegally in 2019, by security authorities in the country. This was made known by the Director, AI, Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, at the launch of a report […]

Aid Worker Killing: Amnesty Int’l expresses sadness, condemns act

Aid Worker Killing: Amnesty Int’l expresses sadness, condemns act

…says killing may lead to withdrawal of humanitarian services By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Amnesty International, AI, Nigeria, Thursday, expressed sadness and condemned the killing of an aid worker by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State. This was the reaction of the Chairman, Board of AI, Nigeria, Auwal Ibrahim Rafsanjani, over the killing of the […]

HRW Report: Amnesty Int’l, CN urge FG to investigate alleged children, women detention camp in Maiduguri

HRW Report: Amnesty Int’l, CN urge FG to investigate alleged children, women detention camp in Maiduguri

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Amnesty International, AI, and Concerned Nigerians, CN, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to constitute an investigative panel to look into alleged children and women detention camp in Maiduguri as reported by the Human Rights Watch, HRW. Reacting to the report was the Chairman, Amnesty International, Ibrahim Rafsanjani, said the report […]

We fought, protected Buhari’s human rights – Amnesty International

We fought, protected Buhari’s human rights – Amnesty International

ABUJA- THE embattled human rights organization, Amnesty International, AI, at the weekend, reminded President Muhammadu Buhari, and others of protecting their human rights from being abused when they were victimized and oppressed some years ago under military regime