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Video Exposes Beatings by Nigerian Security Forces

Video footage circulating online appears to implicate Nigerian security forces engaged in abuse of a group of men. The footage shows around two dozen armed men wearing military camouflage repeatedly whip about 15 men. The beating caused huge welts on the victims’ backs. They were forced to lay on the ground, screaming in pain. One man was ordered to keep his eyes open despite the blazing sun. A man in uniform could be heard saying that the victims were bandits. Another man wore a shirt with the insignia “Special Force.” Expand Image from video circulating online, which appears to implicate…

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