Amnesty International (Ai)
The Human Rights Writers Association on Wednesday, December 19, warned the Nigerian Army to eschew any confrontation with the Amnesty International, appealing to its personnel to exercise patience with the organisation.
A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has told the Nigerian Army to stop attacking, harassing and intimidating the Amnesty International and instead focus on addressing the many allegations of human rights violations against its men.
Amnesty International has claimed that nearly 4000 people have lost their lives in the crises between herdsmen and farmers in some part of the country. The international human organisation also blamed the Nigerian FG.
The commendation was contained in a letter addressed to the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), by Osai Ojigho, country director, Amnesty International Nigeria.
Amnesty International (AI) has accused the Nigerian military of resorting to threats and intimidation to discredit its work.The global rights group said this in a statement sent to Legit.ng by its Media Manager, Isa Sanusi.
The Executive Secretary of National Human Right Commission Tony Ojukwu has declared that the Amnesty International (AI) allegations against Nigerian Armed Forces are not credible adding that the group does not have any proof.