Soldiers Forced Us to Deny Rapes - Displaced Nigerian Women
Internally Displaced Persons in Borno State have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to send an independent panel to investigate allegations of rape at the camps. Amnesty International released a report alleging that soldiers and members of the civilian joint task force demanded sex from the women in exchange for food.
Vanguard, 5 June 2018
The Internally Displaced Persons in Borno have said that the statements made by the Amnesty International on rape, abuse and violation of women's right in camps were true. Read more »
Women and children collect water in Mafa IDP camp, Borno state, north-east Nigeria.
Premium Times, 6 June 2018
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to look into a report by the international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, accusing Nigerian security forces of rape and… Read more »
Vanguard, 6 June 2018
Joelle Casteix is a renowned child rights advocate who co-founded the Zero Abuse Project meant to end sexual abuse of children.However, when she envisioned the project, she did not… Read more »
Guardian, 5 June 2018
The Executive Secretary of National Human Right Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu has said the Amnesty International (AI) allegations against Nigerian Armed Forces are not credible. Read more »
Vanguard, 4 June 2018
Mr Tony Ojukwu, The Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC), has decribed the Amnesty International allegation against the Nigerian Military as "Vague and… Read more »
Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls who escaped from the brutal rule of Boko Haram insurgents, and of killing many ... Read more »
The army says it rescued 58 women used as sex slaves by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. Also rescued were 75 children and 15 men. Read more »