Boko Haram remains a deadly threat in the region despite military advances
At least 1,600 civilians killed by Boko Haram in last 4 months
More than 3,500 civilians killed by Boko Haram in 2015
Nigeria yet to investigate military abuses
Almost 400 civilians and dozens of security personnel killed by Boko Haram in Cameroon since January 2014
Despite advances by the military, attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger have claimed the lives of at least 1,600 people since the start of June, bringing the death toll to at least 3,500 civilians in 2015 alone, said Amnesty International as the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) discusses a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ report on the conflict.
30 September 2015