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HRW: Boko Haram Refugees Raped by Nigerian Troops, Police

Human rights monitors are accusing Nigerian officials, soldiers and police of rape and other acts of sexual exploitation against women and girls who have escaped Boko Haram captivity for what they falsely believed to be the safety of government encampments. Human Rights Watch (HRW) leveled the accusations in a report released Monday under the headline "Nigeria: Officials Abusing Displaced Women, Girls." The 12-page document cites the cases of 43 females who were housed at...

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