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Amnesty Demands Trials After Nigerian Mass Grave Revealed

Human rights group Amnesty International is calling for trials following revelations that Nigeria’s Kaduna state government secretly buried the bodies of nearly 350 slain Shi'ite Muslims in a mass grave. Kaduna state officials told a panel of inquiry Monday that the bodies were buried in the bush after clashes between army troops and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in the town of Zaria in December. “The horrific revelation by the Kaduna state government that...

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