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Nigeria

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Nigeria

Freedom House Rating Partly-Free
Population 223,804,632
GDP per Capita $2,019

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    Human rights record
    • Extrajudicial and arbitrary killings
    • Torture
    • Use of children by some security elements, looting, and destruction of property
    • Lack of judicial independence
    • Restricted freedoms of speech, press, assembly, and movement
    • Human trafficking
    • Early and forced marriages
    • Criminalization of status and same-sex sexual conduct
    • Forced and bonded labor
UN condemnations of Nigeria
  • UNHRC Resolutions: 0
  • UNGA Resolutions: 0
  • CSW Resolutions: 0
  • Commissions of Inquiry: 0
Current memberships in UN bodies
  • Commission on the Status of Women 47-nation body on gender equality and the empowerment of women
  • ECOSOC A key UN organ that regulates human rights groups, shapes the composition of UN women’s rights bodies, and legislates on issues from internet freedom to treatment of prisoners
  • UNESCO Oversees UN agency for education, science and culture
  • UNESCO Human Rights Committee Judges individual human rights complaints in UNESCO’s field of competence; formal name is “Committee on Conventions and Recommendations”
Membership in UNHRC 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Voting record on Israel at UN General Assembly (2015 - Present)

  • 0% For Israel
    0 resolutions
  • 96% Against Israel
    125 resolutions
  • 4% Abstain on Israel
    5 resolutions

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Voting History on Israel resolutions at the General Assembly

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