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Concern Mounts Over Rights Abuses in Regional Fight Against Boko Haram

The detention for several months of 84 children in Cameroon has highlighted concern that the regional campaign against Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is leading to rights abuses. Amnesty International called Friday for the release of the children, some as young as 5, detained by security forces in a raid in December on Islamic schools in Cameroon's Far North Region, which authorities said were Boko Haram training camps. A government spokesman was not available for...

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