Cameroon’s secret torture chambers: Human rights violations and war crimes in the fight against Boko Haram


(20/07/2017). Index number: AFR 17/6536/2017. Since 2014, the armed group Boko Haram has killed over 1,500 civilians in the Far North region of Cameroon, through a series of brutal and often indiscriminate attacks, in addition to its kidnapping of women and girls and its widespread looting and destruction of property. Amnesty International believes that Boko Haram has been engaged in a non-international armed conflict with the Cameroonian security forces since at least 2014.

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