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NIGERIA: Police Kill, Rape, Torture and Extort Says Rights Group


World  (tags: humanrights, violence, africa, Nigeria, police, torture, extortion, rape, interrogation, executions, rights groups, OSJI, government )

Naoko
- 3286 days ago - irinnews.org
Nigerian police routinely carry out summary executions of suspected criminals, use torture to extract confessions from detainees, and rape just as an interrogation technique, according to a report by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI), a rights



   

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Teresa W (782)
Saturday May 22, 2010, 5:59 am
Horrible!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 22, 2010, 6:33 am
nigeria should not be a country. there are too many racial divides.
 

AA S (136)
Monday May 24, 2010, 1:38 am
Thank you Naoko, this is terrible.
 

(0)
Monday May 24, 2010, 3:11 am
This is what happens when multi-national companies wreak havoc in a country. In this case Shell Oil has laid waste to the Niger delta, leaving poisoned water for people to drink, poisened fish for people to eat and polluted air to breath. You introduce corruption, greed, and guns and you have a total break down of society. What the hell....no one cares.
 

Lloyd H (46)
Monday May 24, 2010, 9:10 am
With that kind of resume I bet they can get a few of the Billion dollar contracts that Xe/BlackWater or Wackenhutt are after for the US government, plus they will get immunity and any news about their crimes will just fade away after a couple of days and they will get more big contracts!
 

Marta Away (55)
Monday May 24, 2010, 11:44 am
Dramatic. Thanks, Naoko.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 24, 2010, 11:33 pm
His last wish was to save his geese, reaching the 5000 goal signiture. We need signiture 1683. Ria said he would be happy to know that their work continue.Shell oil devastated the Niger Delta, leaving people to drink poisoned water, poisoned fish that people eat and breathe polluted air.
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Michael Cozens (3)
Tuesday May 25, 2010, 5:57 pm
Hmm.. torture methods including forced stress positions, sleep deprivation, and psychological manipulation. Forget Blackwater, these guys are shoo-ins for choice positions at Gitmo!
 
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