Cameroon: Amnesty report reveals war crimes in fight against Boko Haram, including horrific use of torture
• Detainees subjected to severe beatings, agonising stress positions and drownings, with some tortured to death
• Widespread torture at 20 sites, including four military bases, two facilities run by intelligence services, a private residence and a school
• Calls for US and other international partners to investigate their military personnel’s possible knowledge of torture at one base
Hundreds of people in Cameroon accused of supporting Boko Haram, often without evidence, are being brutally tortured by security forces, Amnesty International said in a new report published today.
20 July 2017