ICC to investigate Nigeria’s security agencies over ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a preliminary determination to investigate Nigerian security forces over allegations of “crimes against humanity” and “war crimes”.   The ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, today, Dec 11, released a statement on the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in Nigeria.   The statement begins: “Today, I announce the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in Nigeria.”   This is coming on the heels of allegations of human rights abuses by the country’s security forces in the north-east…

Read More