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Incident on 30 May 2016 [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Location: Crown Hospital in Onitsha, Onitsha North, Anambra [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Violation types: Arbitrary arrests and detention [+]

Perpetrator classifications: Military [+]


This incident took place in Crown Hospital in Onitsha, Onitsha North, Anambra, Nigeria [+]


According to Amnesty International: "Similarly in Onitsha, Nnewi and Asaba, on 30 May 2016, soldiers arrested suspects in hospitals. A witness told Amnesty International that at Crown hospital in Ontisha, soldiers arrested 19 men, including 14 wounded, and took them to state CID. They were not informed of the reason for their arrest and were returned to the hospital after several hours." [+]


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24 November 2016 Amnesty International Nigeria: 'Bullets Were Flying Everywhere' - Deadly Repression of Pro-Biafra Activists 27 September 2018