Is the Army Making Boko Haram Attacks Worse?

From Max Siollun's Website Tue Nov 27 2012, 00:09:59

  Are the tactics of the Nigerian army making the Boko Haram insurgency even worse? A report by Amnesty International entitled Nigeria: Trapped in the Cycle of Violence accused the army of carrying out summary executions, torture and detention without trial. It accused the army of breaching human rights with "impunity in the name of fighting terror". Abuses [...]

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