Irobiko Chimezie

Amnesty International condemns new bill on Hate Speech and Social Media in Nigeria

Rights group, Amnesty International has warned the Nigerian Government on the danger of the hate speech and social media bills before the National Assembly, describing the proposals as repressive and dangerous. The group expressed its concern in a statement on Wednesday by Isa Sanusi, AI's Media Manager in Nigeria. AI said, "These bills, supported by … Continue reading Amnesty International condemns new bill on Hate Speech and Social Media in Nigeria

Activists condemn public caning of 2 lesbians in Malaysia

The public caning of two women convicted of attempting lesbian sex in a conservative Malaysian state on Monday has sparked outrage among activists and civil society groups. The caning sentences on the women, aged 32 and 22, were carried out┬ábefore some 100 people at the Syariah High Court in Terengganu, a state led by orthodox … Continue reading Activists condemn public caning of 2 lesbians in Malaysia

Rape And Torture Of Turkey’s Imprisoned Soldiers, A Crime Amnesty International Says It Can Prove.

Amnesty International has condemned the severe beatings, torture and rape of imprisoned soldiers who are alleged to have taken part in Turkey's failed military coup, adding that┬áthe organization has proofs on the claim. Image shows protesters at Istanbul's Taksim Square. The international body reveals it has proof that Turkish police are denying them food, water … Continue reading Rape And Torture Of Turkey’s Imprisoned Soldiers, A Crime Amnesty International Says It Can Prove.