United Nations Condemns Boko Haram’s Attack on Wedding Convoy

The United Nations Human Rights Office on Tuesday November 05, 2013, condemned the attack of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram on a wedding convoy in Borno State, which resulted to the killing of more than 30 people.

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) spokesperson, Cecile Pouilly, stated this in New York.

“We strongly condemn the cowardly attacks by Boko Haram”, Ms. Pouilly said.

She also warned that members of Boko Haram could be guilty of crimes against humanity if judged to have attacked civilian population including on the grounds of religion or ethnicity as it is being practiced by the group.

It would be recalled that on Saturday, November 2, 2013, over 30 guest of a wedding were killed along the Bama-Mubi-Banki Road in Borno State by members of the Boko Haram sect.

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