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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NEWS: Nigeria army violating our human rights, Bayelsa Communities, Monarch Raises Alarm.

NEWS: Nigeria army violating our human rights, Bayelsa Communities, Monarch Raises Alarm.

The paramount ruler of Okiama community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, His Royal Highness, King Oki Francis, says the militarisation of the community is creating palpable fear and tension. The military operations in the area, it was learnt, were to hunt down resistant in the area, following the recent killing of the occupational forces in Nembe. King Francis noted in a statement on Sunday that copies of their petition, titled, “Save our Soul,…

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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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Human rights group accuses Nigeria army of kidnapping wounded Biafrans.

Human rights group accuses Nigeria army of kidnapping wounded Biafrans.

An Onicha-based human rights group has raised alarm over the occupational government of Nigeria soldiers from Onichaa Military Cantonment, who rain into he hospital and disappeared with the corpses of about five citizens of Biafra murdered by the JTF. They were allegedly killed last Thursday, when the Biafra protesters marched out to the Enugu/Onitsha Expressway in the commercial town in jubilation over the unconditional release by an Abuja Federal High Court of their incarcerated Director…

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