Former Guatemalan military officials sentenced to hundreds of years imprisonment for crimes against humanity

Guatemala sentenced two former military officials to over 100 years in prison each for using women as sex slaves during the civil war. Lt. Col. Esteelmen Francisco Reyes received 120 years and military commissioner Heriberto Valdéz Asij got 240 years during sentencing on Friday, state media reported. They were accused of carrying out “forced disappearances”… Read More Former Guatemalan military officials sentenced to hundreds of years imprisonment for crimes against humanity

Nigerian Army deploys high-tech mine equipment in war against insurgency

The Nigerian Army said yesterday that it had deployed its newly-acquired hi-tech mine clearing equipment in the ongoing military operation against Boko Haram in the North East. This came as Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, inspected military hardware recently deployed to the Operation Lafiya Dole theatre Command as the military pushes… Read More Nigerian Army deploys high-tech mine equipment in war against insurgency

4,000 policemen dispatched to aid Army in war against insurgency

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, has reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to sustain the fight against insurgency in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by the Force Spokesperson, Olabisi Kolawole, in Abuja on Thursday. The statement stated that Arase said this when a delegation from the… Read More 4,000 policemen dispatched to aid Army in war against insurgency