As northeastern Nigeria continues to suffer under the conflict with the terror group Boko Haram, tens of thousands of people have sought shelter in the town of Monguno, where a military base provides little protection, and food and water are scarce.
The 25 boys and girls allegedly cooperated with the Islamist terror group Boko Haram. Human and children's rights activists are concerned at how minors are being treated by both militants and Nigeria's army.
Abused students at an Islamic school in Nigeria have "revolted," with most of them managing to escape, officials have said. Police found dozens more in chains. The latest raid comes just weeks after a similar rescue.
Nigeria's Operation Safe Corridor aims to facilitate the rehabilitation of ex-insurgents. However, many victims remain hostile towards those attempting to reintegrate into society.
Ten years ago, the radical Boko Haram sect became a terror organisation and embarked on a trail of murder and mayhem that continues today. The Nigerian government has learnt little from past mistakes, says Thomas Mösch.
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