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Far From New, Far From Over: The Crisis in Mali

The notion that Mali faces crisis is not new. For the better part of a year, Amnesty International has been documenting and reporting the long catalogue of abuses and outright…

January 16, 2013


Annual Report: Nigeria 2011

Head of state and government: Goodluck Jonathan (replaced Umaru Musa Yar'Adua in February) Death penalty: retentionist Population: 158.3 million Life expectancy: 48.4 years Under-5 mortality (m/f): 190/184 per 1,000 Adult…

June 16, 2011


Annual Report: Nigeria 2010

Head of state and government Umaru Musa Yar'Adua Death penalty retentionist Population 154.7 million Life expectancy 47.7 years Under-5 mortality (m/f) 190/184 per 1,000 Adult literacy 72 per cent The…

March 19, 2011


Nigeria: Hundreds killed in pre-election violence

An increase in political, ethnic and religious violence risks threatening the stability of Nigeria's April elections. A new briefing highlights how hundreds of people have been killed in politically-motivated, communal…

March 18, 2011



Despite recent efforts to fight government corruption, poor oversight and government instability are putting local communities and the environment in harms way as investments in Cameroon are on the rise…



Share: On This Page Read the latest on CHAD in Amnesty's Annual Report 2021/22 AT: Human Rights in Chad LATEST NEWS: October 21, 2022 Chad: Repression of demonstrations must…



Amnesty International has several concerns in Niger. More than 230 soldiers, arrested following a failed mutiny in 2002, and remained in detention without trial. Journalists continued to be targeted in…



Police continued to commit with impunity a wide range of human rights violations, including unlawful killings, torture and other ill-treatment, and enforced disappearances.


Human Rights Flashpoints – August 25, 2009

NIGERIA - Instability Despite an Amnesty Deal Hundreds of militants in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, including one of the main rebels group’s (Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger…

August 25, 2009