Nigeria: Human Rights:Written question - HL5525

Asked by Baroness Cox
Asked on: 08 February 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Nigeria: Human Rights
To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Nigeria regarding reports by Amnesty International that unlawful and excessive force has been used by the Nigerian Air Force against civilians in Lawaru, Dong, Kodomti, Shafaron, and Nzuruwei.
Answered on: 22 February 2018

We remain concerned by reports of human rights violations by the Nigerian security forces. We continue to make clear to the Nigerian authorities the importance of transparent investigations of human rights violations, accountability at all levels, and the protection of civilians in conflict areas and in places of detention.

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