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Nigeria: Deaths of hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in custody requires investigation

Headline Title:  Nigeria: Deaths of hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in custody requires investigation 15 October 2013 The deaths of hundreds of people in detention facilities run by Nigeria’s military Joint Task Force (JTF) must be investigated as a matter of urgency, Amnesty International said today.Amnesty International has received credible information from a senior officer in the Nigerian Army that over 950 people died in military custody in the first six months of 2013 alone. Most of the reported deaths occurred in facilities used by the military to detain people suspected of…

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