Category Archives: Nigeria

ICC-ASP17: States Parties’ rhetorical commitments not matched by actions

    ICC-ASP17: States Parties’ rhetorical commitments not matched by actions   This year’s Assembly of States Parties session took place following renewed attacks on the Court by the USA, and ‘threats to the Court’ were high on the agenda. However, it appears that the biggest threat to the Court’s effectiveness comes from within the […]

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“They betrayed us”: Women who survived Boko Haram raped, starved and detained in Nigeria

Since early 2015, the Nigerian military has recaptured vast swathes of territory that had come under the control of Boko Haram in the north-east of the country. This report examines what happened to the group of people who fled or were forced from rural towns and villages that had been controlled by Boko Haram, as the military intensified its operations.