Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Watch’

Female IDPs Are Being Exploited Sexually Says HRW, Buhari Expresses Shock, Orders Investigation

A report by Human Rights Watch has said that Nigerian Government officials have been raping and exploiting female Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in the Borno camps owing to the Boko Haram insurgency. The report which was  published Monday morning accused the government of not doing enough to protect affected women or punish the officials […]

Nigerian Soldiers Fired at Children, No Provocation – Human Rights Watch

Nigerian soldiers fired on unarmed Shiite children with no provocation before unjustified raids that killed hundreds of the minority group in the West African nation, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. The charges come as the guardian of Nigeria’s estimated 80 million-plus Muslims, Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar of Sokoto, warned the government against actions that could […]