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Amnesty: Nigerian soldiers, JTF rape, starve Boko Haram victims

Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls who escaped from the brutal rule of Boko Haram insurgents, and killing many people who refused to be moved from territories rescued from the insurgents.

Presidential panel recommends overhaul of NHRC

The Presidential Investigation Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement has recommended that the Federal Government should examine the present state of the National Human Rights Commission to enhance its ability to promote and protect the rights of all Nigerians.

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.

Shiites fault presidential panel on military human rights abuses

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiites, have faulted the Presidential Investigation Panel (PIP) set up to probe human rights abuses by the military.

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