Letter to Mogherini: EU must engage Nigeria on human rights at fifth ministerial meeting

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Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Vice President of the European Commission

24/11/2014 – Ahead of the fifth Nigeria-European Union (EU) Ministerial meeting on 26 November, Amnesty International calls on the EU and its member states to put human rights and the issue of torture and ill treatment at the forefront of engagement with Nigeria. Countless people have suffered, and continue to suffer, acts of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment at the hands of the Nigerian security forces.