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Nigerian Army, Amnesty International clash at Presidential Panel of Inquiry over alleged rights violations

Amnesty International, AI, yesterday, testified before the Presidential Investigation Panel investigating the alleged violation of human rights by soldiers involved in the fight against insurgency in the country.

Boko Haram: Amnesty International fails to prove human rights abuses before presidential panel

The Nigerian Army team, led by Prof. Yemi George (SAN), who cross-examined Amnesty International’s researchers at the tribunal on their methodology, said the entire report lacks any iota of credibility to be published in the first instance, if not for selfish motives.

Military: Osinbajo inaugurates judicial c’ttee to review human rights abuse

By its terms of reference, he said the Commission is empowered to review extant rules of engagement applicable in the Armed Forces of Nigeria and extent of compliance thereto.

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