Rights group calls for ICC probe of Nigerian presidential candidate

December 15, 2014 2:30 PM

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Rights group calls for ICC probe of Nigerian presidential candidate

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Nigerian human rights group on Monday asked the International Criminal Court to bring charges against Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari for post-election violence in 2011.

The Northern Coalition for Democracy and Justice said in a statement Buhari should face justice over the violence, when 800 people were killed and many churches and schools were destroyed.

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