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US accuses Nigerian govt. of gross human rights violations

*Alleges use of state agents for unlawful killings The United States has accused the Nigerian government and it agents of committing gross human rights violations, especially  “arbitrary and unlawful killings.” This was contained in a recent report titled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” available on the Department of State website. The report, which took a look at Nigeria’s

UN Accuse Russia of Human Rights Violations In Crimea

By Babatunde Opalana The United Nations Human Rights Office has accused the Russian government of grave human rights violations in the occupied Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. Agents of the Russian state were alleged to have committed serious human rights abuses, including torture since Russia occupied and seized control of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, a

Human rights: AI condemns arrests of Director, 9 others in Turkey

Babatunde Opalana  The Amnesty International (AI) has condemned the arrested Amnesty Turkey’s Director İdil Eser, seven other human rights defenders and two trainers who were attending a workshop in Istanbul. The AI's Deputy Europe Director – Campaigns, Mr. Fotis Filippou, on Friday said for over 24 hours, the activists  weren’t allowed to contact their

Ifeanyi Ubah: DSS turning Nigeria to a police state-HURIWA

...Nneoma Ndibe  The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has raised the alarm over what's it describes as calculated move by the Department of State Services (DSS) to turn the West African country into a police state. HURIWA in a statement by the National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, on Thursday,  Following what