Why Nigeria's Boko Haram Suspects Deserve Fair Trials
The military has arbitrarily arrested thousands of civilians without access to lawyers for alleged involvement in the Boko Haram insurgency, writes Babatunde Olugboji, a longtime journalist and the deputy program director at Human Rights Watch. Now the Justice Ministry says the trials will be "speedily handled".
Boko Haram suspects.
Premium Times, 25 October 2017
The presidential panel investigating alleged human rights abuses by the Armed Forces has called on Femi Falana and all lawyers representing suspected Boko Haram members detained in… Read more »
This Day, 12 October 2017
As the mass trial of Boko Haram suspects on terrorism-related charges continues in Nigeria, Amnesty International has argued that it will be impossible for the suspects to get… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 8 October 2017
Nigeria is set to begin a legal marathon: More than 1,600 suspected Boko Haram members will be going on trial starting Monday. But many observers doubt the trials can be carried… Read more »
The justice ministry has said that 1,600 suspects will be tried early next month and the cases will be speedily handled. Read more »