Human Rights

KILLING FIELDS

In the 30-day period of June 2019, there were 16 documented incidents of atrocity in Rivers state that resulted in 26 killings. While this is a marked decline in the quarter, it nonetheless reflects a general climate of insecurity and lawlessness which continues to highlight Rivers state in atrocious murders.

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Human Rights

RIVERS of BLOOD

In the month of May 2019, there was a terrifying spike in the number of violent killings in Rivers state. While We the People in its Atrocities Monitoring Report for the previous Month of April recorded 16 incidents that resulted in 46 killings, an alarming 21 incidents were documented in the month of May that…

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Human Rights

Routing Killings

In the month of April 2019, We the People tracked and documented 46 atrocious killings in Rivers state occurring on a near daily basis. This report contains the different incidents where these killings occur. Unfortunately, the alarming increase in cases of atrocious killings have not received commensurate response from law enforcement agencies and the government.…

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Human Rights

“Our Forest is Disappearing at an Alarming Rate” Cross River REDD+ Communities Send SOS

The leadership of the Cross River State REDD+ Communities Coalition representing forest communities delineated for the implementation of climate change mitigation in Cross River state have raised alarm over the rate of deforestation in the state. This information was made public during a consultative town hall meeting with We the People in Ikom, Cross River…

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