Amnesty releases satellite images of Nigeria, US accuses Boko Haram of 'crime against humanity'

January 16, 2015 3:52 AM

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Amnesty releases satellite images of Nigeria, US accuses Boko Haram of 'crime against humanity'

Lagos: US Secretary of State John Kerry branded a Boko Haram massacre in northern Nigeria a "crime against humanity" on Thursday as satellite images suggested massive destruction in the two towns reported razed by its fighters.

"What they have done... is a crime against humanity, nothing less," Kerry said as first images of what is feared to be the worst atrocity of the six-year Islamist insurgency emerged.

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