HRW denounces extrajudicial executions in Burkina Faso

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) has denounced recent extrajudicial executions of 180 people in Djibo, northern Burkina Faso.

In a Wednesday report based on testimonies from local residents, the human rights organization said "mass graves containing at least 180 bodies have been discovered in recent months, and available evidence suggests the involvement of government security forces in mass extrajudicial executions."

According to residents of Djibo, the dead, all of them men, were left in groups of…
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Burkina Faso
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burkina faso, human rights watch, extrajudicial, executions