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Nigerian children brutalised by Boko Haram violence

JOHANNESBURG, May 5 – Children in north-east Nigeria continue to be brutalised as a result of Boko Haram’s insurgency in the region and the ensuing conflict, a first-of-its-kind United Nations report has concluded. “With tactics including widespread recruitment and use, abductions, sexual violence, attacks on schools and the increasing use of children in so-called ‘suicide’ […]