Nigeria urged to free thousands of children detained over Boko Haram ties

//Nigeria urged to free thousands of children detained over Boko Haram ties

Nigeria urged to free thousands of children detained over Boko Haram ties

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged Nigeria to release thousands of children detained by the military over suspected links with Boko Haram.The US-based global watchdog said in a 50-page report released in Abuja that thousands of children are being arbitrarily detained in degrading and inhuman conditions in military cells, particularly at Giwa barracks in the restive northeastern city of Maiduguri.“Many children are held without charge for months or years in squalid and severely overcrowded…

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