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Children, babies dying in Nigeria detention camp for Boko Haram suspects - Amnesty International

Children, babies dying in Nigeria detention camp for Boko Haram suspects - Amnesty International Amnesty International on Wednesday urged Nigeria to shut down a military detention facility for Boko Haram suspects after nearly 150 people, among them children and babies, died there in custody. The human rights monitor has previously criticised the treatment of civilian detainees & "inhumane" conditions at the Giwa barracks in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. In a new report, it claimed at least 149 people had died at the camp this year alone, 12 of them children. The victims included 10 boys ...
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Added May 11, 2016
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