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Nigeria panel conducting army probe says it will refer rights violators for prosecution

Fati, a Nigerian woman who told Reuters she received an abortion under a secret program run by the Nigerian military, poses for a portrait in an undisclosed location in Nigeria, October 14, 2021. Military leaders denied the abortion program ever existed. REUTERS/Paul Carsten

Abuja, NigeriaReuters A special Nigerian human rights panel began investigating on Tuesday Reuters reports that the army massacred children and ran a secret abortion program when fighting Islamist insurgents and said it would refer for prosecution those it considered guilty of rights violations. The Nigerian military has denied the reports and said it would not […]