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Nigerian military caught in war crime allegations

Posted on | June 6, 2015 | No Comments

Northern Nigeria remains in the state of unrest that began with the
onset of Boko Haram in 2009. The Islamic extremist group, whose
name means “western education is sin,” abducted women and children,
burned down villages, and left families divided. But a statement
released Wednesday by Amnesty International, a London-based human
rights group, shows civilians have more than the extremist group to
worry about. The organization accused the Nigerian military of
engaging in war crimes:

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