Amnesty

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 12th, 2013
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Tens of thousands of Nigerians risk being made homeless as part of redevelopment plans in Lagos, Amnesty International says in a new report. The rights group said 9,000 people have already been forced from their homes during the first phase of the plans. “The effects of February’s forced ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 11th, 2013
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Eritrea rejects in the clearest of terms Amnesty International’s wild accusations  that  it has “jailed at least 10,000  political prisoners.” Amnesty’s    transparently    political     assault    on    Eritrea     is    totally unsubstantiated, with  the  organization unable  to  back  its  claims ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2013
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By Obinna Akukwe Ohaneze Ndigbo has denied blanket support for the amnesty programme, insisting that victims of Boko Haram attacks must be compensated. Reacting to the statement credited to it during its solidarity visit to Kano in the aftermath of the bus park bombings, that it supported amnesty for...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 13th, 2013
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The Senior Special Assistant for Public Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe on Wednesday said it is too early to ask for amnesty for members of the extremist group, Boko Haram. Mr Okupe, who was a guest on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, said comparing the am...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jan 4th, 2013
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The international human rights “Amnesty International”, based in London, has rebelled Friday against “the crackdown on social and economic rights” in Algeria.  Recalling the arrest on January 2 in the region of Ouargla of an activist for the rights of the unemployed, Amnesty n...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2012
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By Felicity Arbuthnot Amnesty International has released satellite pictures of “craters” in Syria, citing : “an increased use of heavy weaponry, including near residential areas”. The BBC reports, quoting Amnesty: “Images from Anadan revealed more than 600 probable artil...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 17th, 2012
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s Libya marks the first anniversary of its revolution on Friday, the dozens of well-armed militia groups operating across the vast country have slipped well out of the control of the nascent government in Tripoli, making the country ever more fractured as well as dangerous to ordinary Libyans attempt...
By benim
In News
Dec 30th, 2010
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Nigeria’s presidential advisor on the Niger Delta and the main figure in the implementation of an amnesty for ex-militants in the oil-rich region has resigned from the job, an official statement said on Thursday. “…Timi Alaibe had informed the president in a letter that he will be r...