News:29 children, 211 Biafrans die in military cells in Nigeria – Amnesty

News:29 children, 211 Biafrans die in military cells in Nigeria – Amnesty

By Adetutu Folasade-Koyi Amnesty International (AI) has reported that a total of 240 people, including children and babies, died in military cells in Maiduguri, Borno State in 2016. Also, it said a military clampdown on agitators for Biafra resulted in 177 deaths in the South-east last year. In its 2016/17 report released yesterday, the group said mass arrests of people fleeing Boko Haram led to overcrowding in military detention facilities. “The report said: “At the…

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Nigerian government is suppressing and persecuting Biafrans and Biafran independence agitation worldwide

Nigerian government is suppressing and persecuting Biafrans and Biafran independence agitation worldwide

At the end of the Biafran War many experts came to the conclusion that genocide had been committed against the Igbo by the Nigerian government. In an effort to suppress the scandal, the Nigerian government with some help from Great Britain worked frantically to cover up the news about the atrocities. For almost fifty years that effort paid off. The crime of Biafran Genocide was carefully hidden away from the public.   However, today 2016…

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Nigeria: Killing of unarmed Biafra citziens by Nigeria military must be urgently investigated

Nigeria: Killing of unarmed Biafra citziens by Nigeria military must be urgently investigated

investigation by Amnesty International has confirmed that the Nigerian army gunned down unarmed people ahead of last month’s planned pro-Biafran commemoration events in Onitsha, Anambra state. Evidence gathered from eyewitnesses, morgues and hospitals confirms that between 29-30 May 2016, the Nigerian military opened fire on members of the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), supporters and bystanders at three locations in the town. “Opening fire on peaceful IPOB supporters and bystanders who clearly posed no threat…

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London: Amnesty International Condemns The Mass Execution of Biafrans

London: Amnesty International Condemns The Mass Execution of Biafrans

Amnesty International Condemns The Brutal mass execution of Biafrans: Sends Team to Nigeria   Amnesty International has condemned the brutal and mass execution of Biafrans in their home land by occupational forces of nigeria . They have called on the Nigerian government to respect the rule of law and stop using excessive force against Biafra people. Lucy Freeman senior researcher for Amnesty International in London speaking to the Ludovica of International Business Times said “our…

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