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Amnesty: Over 140 Dead in Nigeria Military Detention

Nearly 150 people, including 11 children under the age of six, have died in military detention in Nigeria’s northeast this year, according to a new report from Amnesty International. Amnesty said the children, including four babies, were among 149 reported deaths of prisoners held at Giwa barracks, a notorious detention facility in the city of Maiduguri that rights groups have criticized in the past. The barracks is used to imprison suspected members of Boko Haram, whose nearly...

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