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Nigeria Convicts 205 Boko Haram Suspects in Mass Trials

More than 200 people have been convicted in Nigeria on charges related to their involvement with militant Islamist group Boko Haram, the justice ministry said Monday. The convictions of 205 people in mass trials mark the conclusion of the second stage of the country's biggest legal challenge to Boko Haram, which began an insurgency in 2009 aimed at creating an Islamic state in northeastern Nigeria. "Most of them were convicted for professing to belong to the terrorist group,...

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