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Nigeria: Victims of Islamic ‘torture house’ share horrific stories

Hundreds of children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually assaulted at an Islamic school in Nigerian state of Kaduna have been sharing their horrific stories. Police last week freed over 500 children, some as young as five before taking them into protective custody. On Sunday police confirmed that the children have now been handed over to the Kaduna State Government for a reunion with their families. According to officials the building where the kids were kept was raided after a tip-off about suspicious activity. Police described the facility as a “house…

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Nigeria: Parents protest release of their kids from slave school

Parents of almost 500 children allegedly chained, tortured and sexually assaulted at an Islamic school in Nigerian state of Kaduna have protested against their release. Police on Thursday said they had freed these children as young as five and taken them into protective custody. According to officials the building was raided after a tip-off about suspicious activity. Police described the facility as a “house of torture” and a place of human slavery. The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga told the media during the raid that some of the…

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