Boko Haram: We’re anxious over human rights violation in Northeast – NHRC

The Nationwide Human Rights Fee has condemned the persistent human rights infringements by safety forces within the Northeast, regardless of efforts to enhance the Navy-Civilian relationship within the area.

Government Secretary of the Fee, Tony Ojukwu stated because of the
uneven nature of the battle it was vital to prosecute the insurgency to win the hearts and minds of the civilian inhabitants in Nigeria.

Ojukwu was represented by the Fee’s Deputy Director Investigations, Barr. Ehemeh Richmond, throughout a 2-day coaching of troops of Sector 2 of the Operation Lafiya Dole on “Mainstreaming Human Rights and Civilian Safety into Counterinsurgency Operations within the Northeast.

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He defined that cooperating with the civilian inhabitants may scale back the incident of harmless casualties and the humanitarian disaster at the moment ongoing.

“This underscores the significance of the coaching on mainstreaming ideas of respect for human rights and civilian safety into the counterinsurgency operations.

“This won’t solely scale back the casualty stage but in addition scale back the humanitarian penalties of inside displacements and the safety challenges arising therefrom”, Ojukwu stated.

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The Government Secretary counseled the gallantry of officers and males within the entrance strains working laborious to guard Nigerians.

He then condoled with the Armed Forces over males who’ve sacrificed their lives within the defence of humanity.

Sector 2 Commander Provost Group, Colonel Musa Mohammed Hussaini stated the coaching will improve the talents of troops to raised defend the civilians within the counterinsurgency operations.

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