The Defence Headquarters has kicked against the recent report by the Amnesty International entitled: “RE – “MY HEART IS IN PAIN” in which it alleged unprofessional conduct by the troop operating in the Boko Haram-ravaged Northeast.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has countered a report by the Amnesty International that policemen deployed excessive force against #EndSARS protesters.
Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian Government of making moves to cover up the Lekki Toll Gate shootings.
The Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian government of repeated failure to tackle the alleged impunity enjoyed by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Force.
An international human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, AI, has released a new report, claiming that armed bandits have killed no fewer than 1.100 villagers during attacks between January and June this year.
Amnesty International has accused the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force of carrying out 82 cases of torture, extra-judicial executions of suspects within three years.
Global rights group, Amnesty International, has accused the Nigerian Military of unlawful detention and torture of children arrested for allegedly engaging in terrorism.
Amnesty International has faulted the treatment meted on the recently deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, calling on the Nigerian authorities to respect Mr Sanusi’s fundamental human rights.
Nigerian police, military, SSS arbitrarily harassing, arresting journalists, bloggers – Amnesty Int’l
Journalists, bloggers and activists in Nigeria are increasingly harassed, intimidated, sometimes physically assaulted and arbitrarily arrested by Nigerian authorities simply for doing their job or expressing dissenting opinions, Amnesty International said on Monday.
Amnesty International has urged Federal Government to investigate alleged cases of political thuggery and violence on journalists and electorate during the supplementary election conducted in Kano State.
The Nigerian authorities are continuing to fail thousands of women who fled Boko Haram controlled areas, almost a year after an Amnesty International investigation revealed patterns of abuse by the security forces, the organization said on International Women’s Day.
The group says the report is tilted to make it look like the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari did little or nothing to stem the tide of violence.
The Federal Government has expressed reservation on the role that Amnesty International is playing in the war against terror in Nigeria. The Senior Special Assistant...
The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible evidence the organisation is working hard to destabilise the country.
Amnesty International researchers uncovered a pattern of appalling killings by both farmers and herders across Adamawa, Benue, Taraba, Kaduna and Plateau.
An investigation by Amnesty International shows that the horrific use of excessive force by soldiers and police led to the killing of at least...
The Amnesty International supporters and volunteers from all parts of Nigeria on Friday staged a demonstration to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Maitama...
Amnesty International has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to clarify the fate of hundreds of Shia activists taken into custody through “unlawful arrests”...
Zamfara banditry: 371 people killed, govt doing little as villagers still live in constant fear – Amnesty Int’l
Amnesty International, on Tuesday, said that more than 371 people have been killed in the on-going banditry in Zamfara state since January.
The Federal Government says it has never been on the defensive in its response to Amnesty International’s, AI, report on human rights in the...
Amnesty International has called the bluff of the Nigerian military, saying that no amount of threats, intimidation and smears campaigns would deter them from carrying out their humanitarian duties of documenting the human rights violations in the North-eastern part of the country.
Some Borno Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from five local government councils have denied Amnesty International report on alleged rape and human right abuses against...
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the yet-to-be-released report purportedly indicts Nigerian troops and Civilian JTF of routinely detaining, raping, starving and killing women as well as minors in the North-eastern part of the country
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