Tag: War Crimes

Nigerian Military Faults UK Newspaper Allegation On War Crimes

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) had faulted a British Newspaper report that Nigerian government committed war crimes by terrorising some of its citizens in the war against insurgency. This is contained in a statement posted on the Defence Headquarters official website www.defence info.mil.ng on Tuesday in Abuja. The report credited to[Read More…]

Gruesome Footage Implicates Nigerian Military In War Crimes – Amnesty International

Gruesome video footage, images and testimonies gathered by Amnesty International provide fresh evidence of war crimes, including extrajudicial executions, and other serious human rights violations being carried out in north-eastern Nigeria as the fight by the military against Boko Haram and other armed groups intensifies. The footage, obtained from numerous[Read More…]

Amnesty Int’l Accuses Security Agencies & Boko Haram Of War Crimes

Amnesty International (AI), says both the Nigerian security agencies and the Boko Haram insurgents have committed war crimes in the troubled north-east. The right’s group in a statement said more than 1,500 people had been killed in the first three months of 2014, and that the situation in the north-east[Read More…]