Nigerian Security Forces Committed Crimes Against Humanity And War Crimes – ICC

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, Ms Fatou Bensouda, has accused Nigerian security forces of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity. Ms. Bensouda mentioned in a statement on Friday that her office’s preliminary investigation showed that Nigerian security forces committed grave crimes against humanity and will pursue their prosecution. The Nigerian Army has been under investigation by the ICC over allegations of grievous rights abuses and extra-judicial killings relating to the crackdown on members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria since December 2015. Find the statement: Statement…

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