As reactions continue to trail the ongoing Operation Python Dance II in the Southeast, Amnesty International has declared that it is investigating allegations of human rights violations in the region.
In a series of tweets on its Twitter handle the human right group states:
- We are deeply concerned about reports of violence across Nigeria following clashes between the military and supporters of #IPOB.
- We are calling on the authorities to ensure the security forces prioritize the protection of people and avoid excessive force. #Nigeria.
- We are investigating all allegations of human rights violations. #Nigeria
- We are also urging the authorities to investigate & quickly bring those suspected of unlawful killings to justice. #Nigeria #Abia
The Operation Python Dance II which commence on Friday, September 15, 2017, is to last until Saturday, October 14, 2017.