Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in the country.

The Nigerian Military had announced that it had received credible intelligence report of a plan by the Amnesty International (AI) to release a false report on “fictitious rape incidents” in IDPs camps in the North East region of Nigeria, urging the public to disregard the report.

However, in a new report released Thursday, entitled “They betrayed us”, the global rights group reported “how the Nigerian military and Civilian Joint Task Force (Civilian JTF) have separated women from their husbands and confined them in remote ‘satellite camps’ where they have been raped, sometimes in exchange for food.”

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