Highlights

  • PRAWA Calls on Nigeria Government to Integrate Specialised and Holistic Rehabilitation of Torture Victims into Nigeria’s Public Health System
  • Prison Official Describes Inmates Performance in 2014 UTME Excellent
  • Moro, Obiano Lament Prison Congestion in Nigeria
  • Over 700 Nigerians languishing in UK prisons
  • Highlights of PRAWA Legal Representation for Accused Persons (Clearing House) for the Month of June
  • Nigeria House of Representatives Adopt Report on Repeal of Prison Act
  • PRAWA gives Legal Aid to Mrs. Toyosi Bello
  • 20 Years of PRAWA’S Existence
  • Commissioning of Witness Support Unit at the High Court of Justice Enugu State, Nigeria
  • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights should include Stronger Provisions for Torture Survivors
  • New Report from IRCT Member shows Rape is used as a Weapon of Torture throughout Prisons in the Congo
  • Burundian president pardons 3,000 convicts
  • Avocats Sans Frontières France condemns impunity, calls for a united stance against torture as an institutional tool
  • Being Patient Provides Peace – A Torture Victim Story

Download (PDF, 1.62Mb): June 2014 – Newsletter

 

Highlights

  • PRAWA—Legal Aid Council Donor Partnership Roundtable on Providing National Coordination and Improved Legal Aid Services in Nigeria
  • Ogun State Governor Call for Better Prison Welfare
  • Highlights of PRAWA Legal representation for accused persons (Clearing House) for the month of May
  • 14 Nigeria Prison Inmates Write UTME CBT in Lagos
  • Marking 20 Years of PRAWA’S Existence
  • Taking Drug Abuse Awareness to Nigeria Secondary Schools
  • Sudan Faces Mounting Condemnation Over Pregnant Woman’s Death Sentence
  • Call for Applications for the Nomination of Expert Members to Serve on the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of People Living with HIV and those at Risk, Vulnerable to and Affected by HIV
  • ICPA : Call for Papers 2014
  • Feature Article : Remembering The Children of African Prisoners On May 27

Download (PDF, 1.02Mb): May 2014 Newsletter

 

Highlights

  • 48 Prison Inmates Passed the West African Examination Council, (WAEC)
  • Enhancing Diligent and High Quality Prosecution in Abuja, Nigeria
  • Revision of the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners: Report of the 3rd Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting
  • Why Prison Isn’t Working For Women
  • Taking Drug Abuse Awareness to the Ibeju Lekki Communities of Lagos State, Nigeria
  • AFEX Welcomes ACHPR Resolution on Media Attacks in Somalia
  • Final Communiqué of the15thExtra – Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Download (PDF, 1.63Mb): April 2014 NewsLetter

 

Highlights

  • Stakeholder’s Conference to Disseminate Results of the Application of Guidance Materials on Investigation and Prosecution
  •  The University Of Abuja Law Clinic Releases 36 Pre-Trial Inmates
  • Longest Serving ATI in Enugu Prison Released on Bail
  • Marking 20 Years of PRAWA’S Existence
  • Combating Drug Abuse at Secondary Schools in Enugu
  • PRAWA and J4a Host a Sensitization Workshop on the Importance of Witness Identity Protection

 

Download (PDF, 2.42Mb) MARCH, 2014 ENEWSLETTER   

Highlights

newsletter

  • The ACHPR Resolution on Transitional Justice : Potential Contribution to Victims’ Rights in Africa.
  • Experts Discuss African HR Mechanisms: Reparation for Torture Survivors, April, 2013.
  • Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Africa: Facilitating Justice for Victims of Torture.
  • The Role of SADC Tribunal in Providing Victims’ Access to Justice under Review.
  • The Inter-American Commission and the Right to Reparation for Torture Victims.
  • Interview: Role for ECOWAS Court? Dr. Uju Agomoh, Executive Director, PRAWA and Eric Aime Semien, President of APDH

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Highlights

  • PRAWA hosts National Prisons Workshop in Enugu
  • PRAWA Develops Curriculum and Teachers’ Guide on Torture Prevention and Redress
  • PRAWA, National Human Rights Commission Monitor Torture Incidences
  • Draft Law Against Torture Reviewed
  • PRAWA, NCC Meet on Human Rights Violations
  • PRAWA Develops Skills Acquisition Initiative for Unemployed Youths.
  • Human Rights Writers Association Honors Human Rights Activists
  • PRAWA Board Members Meet

Download (PDF, 8.2Mb) PRAWA Newsletter Jan-Mar 2010