Military Injustice: Major General Zamani Lekwot and Others Face Government-Sanctioned Lynching

Fifteen Nigerians are currently imprisoned, awaiting death by hanging for their supposed participation in ethnic-religious riots in northern Nigeria in May 1992. All constitutional guarantees were suspended for the trials, there is no right of appeal, and none of the trials even approached the stringent due process requirements for the imposition of the death penalty that are established by international standards.

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