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Nigerian security forces committing rights abuses - UN

By Reuters | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:47 PM
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ABUJA, March 14 (Reuters) - Nigerian security forces have committed human rights abuses as they fight a near five year Islamist insurgency by the Boko Haram sect, a U.N. official said on Friday.

Boko Haram has killed thousands in its effort to carve out an Islamic state in a religiously mixed country of around 170 million people. Rights groups say the military carries out extra-judicial killings, ...

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