May 2016 Meeting Talk: Human Rights Challenges in Nigeria

This May we welcome Idowu Anthony-Ajileye,  Amnesty International UK’s Nigeria Country Coordinator, who will give a presentation on the human rights situation in that country:

Nigeria today faces many Human Rights challenges  Extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and unlawful detention, war crimes, torture, lack of accountability, poor legislation and deaths in custody are but a few of Amnesty International’s concerns.

On 14th March 2016, Amnesty commemorating the second anniversary of the killing of 640 people at Giwa Barracks with an action at Nigerian Embassy in London, highlighting that an independent investigation has yet to take place.

From Giwa to Zaria, from the north east to the south east, the time has come to break the cycle of impunity that has gripped Nigeria.

Please come along and hear more

Wednesday, 11th May 2016. 1915 - 2100.

Quaker Meeting House ,10 St James' St, Sheffield S1 2EW.

For more information please email amnestysheffield@gmail.com

You can read more about Amnesty research here: https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/africa/nigeria/report-nigeria/

 

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