Nigeria: Waiting for the Hangman
More than 720 men and 11 women are under sentence of death in Nigeria’s prisons. They have one thing in common, beyond not knowing when they will be put to death. They are poor. From their first contact with the police, through the trial process, to seeking pardon, those with the fewest resources are at a serious disadvantage. This text describes the treatment of the death penalty in Nigeria.
- Document type NGO report
- Themes list Due Process , Country/Regional profiles,
- Available languages Nigéria: Pour qui vient le bourreau?