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Group Protest over UNICEF’s report accusing Nigerian Military of rape in IDP Camps

The Coalition for Peace in Nigeria has described the recent report released by UNICEF, accusing Nigerian troops of raping 20 girls in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno State, as false and malicious.

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