Senate probes Amnesty International report accusing soldiers of raping, starving Boko Haram victims
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to look into a report by the international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, accusing Nigerian security forces of rape and domestic violence against women in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno.
Amnesty: Number of executions declining worldwide
Human rights group Amnesty International says the number of reported judicial executions fell in 2017, and sees a trend toward abolishing the death penalty. But the group also warns that the true number of people put to death is often concealed.
Amnesty report blasts 'backward steps on human rights'
Leaders preaching hate, governments ignoring basic freedoms, the suppression of minorities - Amnesty International's annual report on the state of human rights around the world paints a bleak picture.
Rights groups concerned about situation of Muslims in US
Amnesty International has released its annual report in the US, which the NGO says has seen a bad year in terms of human rights.
Amnesty: EU complicit in Libya migrant abuse
Rights group Amnesty International has accused the European Union of being complicit in the abuse of tens of thousands of African migrants being held in Libyan detention centers.
Amnesty says Nigerian government must explain disappearances of Shi'ites
Nigerian government forcibly kidnap hundreds to instil fear among the populace, says Amnesty International.