Tags : Amnesty International

Iran Executes Man, Despite UN Appeal

Iran Judiciary’s Website has confirmed that the Country hanged a man for murder, abduction, and “terrorist” links. The Judiciary’s website noted that the execution, carried out on Saturday, January 30, 2021, was done despite international calls for the execution of the ethnic Baluch to be halted. Mizan Online reported that Javid Dehghan Khalad was put […]

FG Asked To Drop Charges Against Sowore, Others

Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International has condemned the arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and four others. In a series of tweets on Saturday, January 9, 2021, it called for the immediate release of the activists and demanded that the charges against them be dropped. The group said Mr […]

Agba Jalingo Released From Detention

A publisher of Cross River Watch, Mr Agba Jalingo, has been released from prison custody after meeting his bail conditions. An activist, Mr Inibehe Effiong, confirmed his release to Journalists on Monday, February 17, 2020. It was reported that Mr Jalingo was first arrested by the Police in August 2019 on the orders of the Ben […]