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Cameroon torturing innocent civilians with the help of US soldiers, says Amnesty International

    A new report by Amnesty International says hundreds of people in Cameroon accused of supporting Boko Haram terrorists are being brutally tortured by security...

CSOs Want Military To Stop Intimidation Of “Boko Haram” Journalist

In a joint statement signed by representatives of CSOs including former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Chidi Odinkalu, the groups noted that acts of hostility against independent journalists and public commentators were becoming more regular by the day.

BBOG Commends FG Over 82 Released Chibok Girls

The commendation came after the government, through Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, confirmed the release of the girls which it said was as a result of combined efforts among security agencies, the military, the government of Switzerland, the Red Cross, local and international NGOs.

Civil Society Groups Disown Anti-Amnesty International Protests In Nigeria

A coalition of 40 civil society organizations has condemned the recent protest against the international human rights group, Amnesty International, AI, in Abuja, by people the coalition described as a “group of rented crowd.”

Amnesty International Is A Threat To Nigeria’s Democracy – Military

The Nigerian Military has issued a stern warning to the Amnesty International, AI, and it affiliates to desist from meddling into security issues in the country, adding that the organisation was a threat to democracy in the country.

B/Haram Attacks: 14.8m People Affected In North East – Amnesty International

The Amnesty International on Wednesday released its annual report on Nigeria in which it disclosed that the activities of Boko Haram terrorists group in the North East have so far affected 14.8 million people in the region.

Amnesty International Urges Release El-Zakzaky

Amnesty International, AI, an international human rights organization, has called on the Nigerian government to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife as ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction in December 2016.

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