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Nigeria: victims of police brutality compensated with 700,000 dollars

Nigeria: victims of police brutality compensated with 700,000 dollars

Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission has paid about $700,000 (£607,000) in compensation to victims of police brutality. Fifty-eight people, mainly family members of victims of rights violations, were awarded varying sums. It follows investigations into complaints by families of victims who accused the police of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, illegal …

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