25 Sep 2014
Joint NGO Letter to H.E. Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCON, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the crisis in the northeast and the urgency to protect the civilian population
On 25 September the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, along with Human Rights Watch, Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict and FIDH, sent a letter to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E. Mr. Goodluck Jonathan, to urge his government to uphold its responsibility to protect populations from mass atrocity crimes and ensure that the security forces and other government agencies observe international human rights and humanitarian law as they confront Boko Haram.