Still looking for evidence that Nigerian Army carried out heinous crimes in Zaria?

Next week Monday, the Presidential Investigation Panel looking at human rights abuses committed by the Nigerian Army will resume sitting in Abuja. Among others, the Panel’s sheet of terms of reference states that the panel is expected “to investigate alleged acts of violation of International humanitarian and human rights laws under the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), Geneva Convention Act, African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act and other relevant laws by the Armed Forces in local conflicts and insurgencies.” Although…

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Action Alert: Nigeria – Write to African Union to intervene in Sheikh Zakzaky case

Action Alert: Nigeria – * Have you written to demand African Union intervene in Zakzaky case? * Did you get any response on what you wrote earlier? If your answer to any of these questions is “No” 1. Write to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and demand they urgently intervene in this case and also highlight the possible additional crackdowns on the movement given the time of Arbaeen approaches. A model letter can be found below for your assistance. 2. If you received a response to the…

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