Revisiting the Amnesty International report of 2016 brings a horrific scene to bear which has not yet gotten any respite whatsoever.

In the events of the brutal state-perpetrator massacre in Zaria that transpired in December of 2015 that left hundreds of shia minority Muslims dead, the Buhari government is accused of having burned victims alive.

Netsanet Bela of Amnesty International says in the report,

The true horror of what happened over those two days in Zaria is only now coming to light. Bodies were left littered in the streets and piled outside the mortuary. Some of the injured were burned alive.

The Kaduna state government later confessed to having participated with the military under command of General Tukur Yusuf Buratai in a secret mass burial of at least 347 victims in attempt to cover up the crimes.

Buhari celebrates with Buratai after Zaria massacre, Maiduguri deadly Boko Haram attach that the government denied happened

The Buhari government promised to act on the tragedy and an inquiry report that indicted military officers, however two years later the culprits have gone free and have gone on to perpetrate other similar massacres across Nigeria.

Zakzaky, left, remains detained without charge two years on
The views expressed in this article belong to the author and do not necessarily reflect the editorial policy of NewsRescue where this piece first appeared.

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