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Incident between 30 May 2016 and 31 May 2016 [+] Download as CSV Print this page

Location: Nnewi teaching hospital, Nnewi North, Anambra [+]

Country: Nigeria [+]

Violation types: Violation of right to freedom of assembly and expression [+]

Perpetrator classifications: Military [+]


This incident took place in Nnewi teaching hospital, Nnewi North, Anambra, Nigeria [+]


According to Amnesty International: "On 30 May 2016, Remembrance Day, the military arrested several people at Nnewi teaching hospital. One 26-year-old man who went to the hospital to obtain treatment for his injured brother said that he and four others were arrested and handed over to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The next they day were charged with conspiracy, unlawful society and treasonable felony. He was released on bail on 12 July." [+]


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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
24 November 2016 Amnesty International Nigeria: 'Bullets Were Flying Everywhere' - Deadly Repression of Pro-Biafra Activists 27 September 2018