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Nigeria’s torture chambers exposed in new report

Headline Title:  Nigeria’s torture chambers exposed in new report 18 September 2014 Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men, and children – some as young as 12 – using a wide range of methods including beatings, shootings and rape, Amnesty International said in a new report published today.“Welcome to hell fire”: Torture and other ill-treatment in Nigeria details how people are often detained in large dragnet operations and tortured as punishment, to extort money or to extract “confessions” as a shortcut to “solve” cases.“This goes far beyond the appalling torture…

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