Hundreds dead in Nigeria detention, Amnesty says

October 14, 2013   // 0 Comments

BBC News Hundreds of people have died in detention facilities in north-east Nigeria as the army tries to crush an Islamist militant rebellion there, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group said some detainees died from suffocation in overcrowded cells, others from starvation and extra-judicial killings. It is calling for an urgent investigation into the deaths. There has not y...

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