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Violence in Nigeria: Bringing Back No One

Amnesty International released new findings into war crimes and other human rights abuses occurring in Nigeria. Evidence gathered included a series of videos.

August 5, 2014

Press Release

Gruesome Footage Implicates Nigerian Military in Atrocities

Gruesome video footage provides fresh evidence of extrajudicial executions and other serious human rights violations being carried out in north-eastern Nigeria as the fight by the military against Boko Haram…

August 4, 2014


Boko Haram: Now What?

To date, the Nigerian government appears to be doing nearly nothing beyond firing generals who they have concluded colluded with Boko Haram.

June 12, 2014


Nigeria: Bring Back Our Girls!

Two weeks after the kidnapping, the Nigerian government has yet to communicate a plan or take action, even as reports of the girls being sold into sexual slavery or forced…

May 2, 2014


Education Under Attack in Nigeria

Since the beginnings of 2012, at least 70 teachers and over 100 schoolchildren and students have been killed or wounded.

October 25, 2013


Annual Report: Niger 2013

Republic of Niger Head of state Mahamadou Issoufou Head of government Brigi Rafini People accused of belonging to terrorist groups were ill-treated in detention. Several aid workers and their driver…

May 23, 2013


Annual Report: Nigeria 2013

Federal Republic of Nigeria Head of state and government Goodluck Jonathan The situation of violence and insecurity for Nigerians intensified, with at least 1,000 people killed in attacks by Islamist…

May 23, 2013