Nigeria is a Pressure Cooker of Injustice - UN Envoy

The United Nations Special Rapporteur for Extrajudicial and Arbitrary Executions, Agnes Callamard, has expressed concern over the high rate of extra-judicial killings in Nigeria. After a two-week visit to the country, Callamard says the situation gives rise to extreme concern. "The warning signs are flashing bright red: increased numbers of attacks and killings over the last five years, with a few notable exceptions; increased criminality and spreading insecurity; widespread failure by the federal authorities to investigate and hold perpetrators to account, even for mass killing."

The United Nations' special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard talks to Al Jazeera after a press conference at the end of a two-week visit to Nigeria.




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