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Nigeria Military to Address Accusations of Rights Abuses

Nigeria’s military is set to address accusations by Amnesty International that soldiers at the frontlines in the fight against Islamist militants Boko Haram committed human rights violations and extrajudicial killings. Amnesty International has reported that since March 2011, Nigerian soldiers and militiamen have murdered, tortured and abused thousands of detainees. The report says an estimated 1,200 people were extrajudicially killed and about 7,000 young men and boys died while in...

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