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Dislodged Boko Haram Terrorists Regrouping Near Nigeria, Niger Border for Attacks–Sources

•Source of terrorists motorcycles yet to be unravelled Senator Iroegbu The Boko Haram terrorists and their splinter group, Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) dislodged by combined forces of the Nigerian military and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) are reportedly regrouping near Nigeria-Niger border for a possible counter

Sahel Anti-Terror War Sees Nearly 200 People, 100 Villages Wiped Out in Two Months –Amnesty International

•Soldiers rampage through villages killing people under guise of anti-terror operations   •Nearly 200 people including IDPs unlawfully killed or forcibly disappeared between February and March 2020. •Arbitrary arrests sweep up dozens at a time, some aren’t seen again •Impunity and the desire to produce “victories” fuel violations in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso  Senator

Niger Adopts New Wire-tapping Legislation on Curbing ‘Terrorism’

Opposition raises privacy concerns but government insists new law 'is not a threat to liberty' The Niger Republic's parliament has passed legislation authorising wiretapping as a means of curbing "terrorism and transnational criminality" despite criticism from the opposition. The law adopted on Friday allows "research of information" which notably may "threaten state