Nigeria: How Govt’s Failures Fuel Farmers, Herders Conflict – Amnesty International

[Premium Times] The Nigerian authorities’ failure to investigate communal clashes and bring perpetrators to justice has fuelled a bloody escalation in the conflict between farmers and herders across the country, resulting in at least 3,641 deaths in the past three years and the displacement of thousands more, Amnesty International revealed today.

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Nigeria:Amnesty Insists on Justice for Hundreds of Murdered Shiites

[Premium Times] The Nigerian authorities must ensure justice, truth and reparation over the military’s unlawful killing of more than 350 Shi’a Muslims in the northern city of Zaria in December 2015, Amnesty International said on the two-year anniversary of the massacre.

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Sudan: Govt Sues, Threatens Amnesty International

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Khartoum is attempting to counter the international uproar following allegations of the Sudanese government’s use of chemical weapons against citizens of Darfur, by filing a lawsuit against Amnesty International.

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Angola: Independence Celebrations Marred By Crackdown

[Maka] President José Eduardo dos Santos’s tightening stranglehold on freedom of expression in Angola and his government’s decades of fear and repression will cast an indelible stain on the 40th anniversary of the country’s independence, said Amnesty International today.

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