Amnesty International (AI) has identified 119 Nigerians among a total of 1,281 persons sentenced to death in Malaysia.
AI gave the figure in its report titled, “Fatally flawed: Why Malaysia must abolish the death penalty.” It said the 1,281 death row …
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Amnesty International has said it has new evidence showing that the Sudan Government forces have continued to commit war crimes and other serious human rights violations on its citizens.
To bring awareness to these war crimes and human rights violations, everyone is changing their avatars to a...
As President Muhammadu Buhari kick-starts his second term in office, Amnesty International has scored his administration low on human rights issues in the first four years.
The global human rights watchdog has, therefore, tasked him to endeavour to uphold the human rights of every Nigerians in...
A government crackdown in two regions of Cameroon where English-speaking separatists are campaigning for an independent state has inflamed the crisis, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
In a 37-page report, the human-rights watchdog said it had catalogued unlawful killings, destruction of...
The Defence Headquarters has responded to the allegations of sexual offences levelled against the military by Amnesty International.
Addressing a news conference on Friday in Borno State, the Director Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, warned that the military would …
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Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in the country.
The Nigerian Military had announced that it had received credible intelligence report of a plan by the Amnesty International (AI)...
The Federal Government has faulted the report by Amnesty International alleging human rights violation by Nigerian military and other security agencies.
It said the report is inherently battling with credibility and falling vehemently short of evidential narration.......
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In 2017, Nigerian security forces carried out widespread human rights abuses such as extra-judicial killings, arbitrary arrests, mass detention in sub-human facilities, attacks on the media and journalists, violent crackdown on peaceful protesters, and forced evictions, Amnesty International...
The Nigerian Air Force has denied claim by Amnesty International, AI, that it used its aircraft to kill some residents of some villages around Numan during the December 4 crisis in the area.
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Amnesty International has claimed that clashes between farmers and herdsmen have claimed at least 168 lives in 2018 alone. In a statement on Monday, Osai Ojigho, country’s director of the organisation, called on the government to find a lasting solution to the crisis. “The Nigerian authorities’...
Amnesty International (AI) has said that it is investigating the clash between the Nigerian Army and the members of the Nnamdi Kanu led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in Umuahia, Abia state.
AI, in a statement on Friday by its Director in Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, said it was deeply concerned...
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Amnesty International rights organisation, Amnesty International has called on the Federal Government to give priority to the speedy rehabilitation and counselling of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently released from Boko Haram captivity.
The organisation made the recommendation in a...
The protest against Amnesty International, AI, which has continued for three days now has taken a new dimension with the protesters displaying a red coffin bearing an inscription, ‘RIP’ in front of the Amnesty international organisation’s Abuja office.
The protesters insist that the Amnesty...