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Nigeria: Election Violence Must Be Investigated

Amnesty International urges Nigerian authorities to investigate widespread violence unleashed on voters in parts of Lagos, Rivers, Kano, Edo and Delta states. Those behind attacks on voters, journalists and electoral officials must be brought to justice through fair trials.  We are deeply...
Death Penalty

Death Penalty 2021: Facts and Figures

Global figures Amnesty International recorded 579 executions in 18 countries in 2021, an increase of 20% from the 483 recorded in 2020. This figure represents the second lowest number of executions recorded by Amnesty International since at least 2010. Most known...