BURMA: Investigate murder of lawyer Ko Ni, take measures to protect human rights defenders

The Burmese Government must immediately conduct a swift, thorough, and impartial investigation into the murder of Ko Ni, a prominent Muslim lawyer and member of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, and bring those responsible for his death to justice, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (an FIDH-OMCT partnership) and the Alternative ASEAN Network on […]

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Sri Lanka: Consultation Task Force report must lead to justice

As long as the Sri Lankan government ignores the findings of a taskforce, which examines crimes under international law and human rights violations and abuses during the country’s decades-long internal conflict, justice, truth and reparation for thousands of families who have suffered deaths and disappearances will remain elusive, Amnesty International said today. The organization is dismayed by the Sri Lankan […]

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NIGERIA: KILLING OF CHRISTIANS IN KADUNA

RIVERS CHRISTIAN LEADERS PROTEST SOUTERN KADUNA KILLINGS … ▪urge Governor Wike to take their message to President Buhari Hundreds of Christian clerics under the auspices of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) staged a peaceful protest to the gate of Government House, Port Harcourt, demanding an end to the Southern Kaduna killings. The protesters were received at the Government House, Port […]

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CAN Expresses Concern about Buhari’s Silence on Southern Kaduna Killings

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) friday expressed concerrn about the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari on the persistent killing of Christians in Southern part of Kaduna State, describing it as “perceived official endorsement” of the dastardly act by the President. The National General Secretary of CAN, Reverend Musa Asake expressed this concern at a press […]

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