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Nigeria Releases 180 Boko Haram Suspects

Nigerian authorities have released 180 people who were arrested for alleged links to Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. The release of the captives comes a month after a report by Amnesty International alleging severe detainee abuse by the Nigerian military. Some of the 180 men, women and children who were released Monday by the military in the Borno State capital of Maiduguri told VOA they suffered no ill treatment during their detention. Usman Lawan, a farmer from the town of...

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