A few months ago, I wrote about the outrageous extra-judicial murders said to have been perpetrated by the Nigerian police in Enugu, the former capital of Eastern Nigeria. I was also incensed by the blood cuddling video apparently showing Nigerian police and army execute on camera an unarmed man said to be a supporter of the Islamist sect that unleashed mayhem in North Eastern Nigeria early last year. This was in addition to the very obvious fact that the leader of that sect appears to have been murdered while in police custody, and the fact that the Nigerian government claimed that Mr. Yusuf was killed while trying to escape from custody (video of his mutilated body still showed him in handcuffs).
Today, I am sick. Sick to the stomach. Ashamed. Totally speechless and angry, after seeing a bit more of what indeed happened in Northern Nigeria during the Nigerian military campaign against the Boko Haram. Yes, I am ashamed of my country (I know this is a heavy statement to make, publicly, but to hell with the consequences). I demand of everyone who still claims to have a human soul to press for complete inquiry into what is happening in Nigeria. Yes, I know the world did not care, and never insisted on an official investigation of the mass murders of the Igbo by Northern Nigerians in 1966; that crime still festers in the world's conscience. And yes, I suspect that many will shrug and say, well, didn't these Boko Haram people claim to have some connection with Al Qaeda and had used terroristic violence against fellow Nigerian citizens, and therefore deserve what they got. Or don't these Niger Delta youths kidnap and kill, and destroy oil installations and thus should be paid in kind. Well, if you have the stomach, if you can summon the courage to watch what happened to some of these people in the hands of the Nigerian security, then click and see for yourself:
CLICK WITH CAUTION: EXTREME VIOLENCE
NOTHING, NO ARGUMENT CAN JUSTIFY ANY OF THE ACTS PERPETRATED IN THESE VIDEOS. EVEN THE LOWLIEST OF ANIMALS DO NOT DESERVE THIS.