US Approved Weapons Sale to Nigeria Months After It Bombed Civilians

6/5/2022 12:05:00 AM

U.S. Approved Weapons Sale to Nigeria Months After It Bombed Civilians

U.S. Approved Weapons Sale to Nigeria Months After It Bombed Civilians

Obama blocked military sales to Nigeria, but Trump let them resume. Congress now needs to ask tough questions of Biden.

that the new sale will include training for the Nigerian military on the laws of armed conflict and human rights, and air-to-ground integration, to minimize civilian harm in air operations.on Twitter Riot Blockchain (RIOT) continued to raise cash via the sale of bitcoin (BTC), unloading more than half of the bitcoin it mined in May.last week’s slaughter at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and, even more recently, the Wednesday night murderous attack inside the Natalie Medical Building in Tulsa, Oklahoma.17 minutes ago A field of 230 orange flags and 27 sobering signs stands near the busy intersection of Ogontz and Olney Avenues, a testament to students’ grief, anger, and fears.

Yet these training sessions have also been provided in the past and we continue to see Nigerian forces causing harm to civilians and violating international law.We continue to see those same Nigerian forces experience no consequences for their actions, which fosters more grievances and helps perpetuate the cycle of conflict..It’s hard to see the U.mass shootings with Columbine as your starting point, Columbine is far down the list.S.5 million, or an implied price of roughly $30,000 each.pledge to educate Nigerian forces on the dos and don’ts of military operations as anything more than a weak attempt to acknowledge human rights risks while going ahead with the arms sales.It can be tough to capture students’ attention in the final weeks of a long school year; Peeples’ initial plan was to have students work on a poster project about a movie they were watching.

What’s needed instead is high-level policymaker engagement.Reflecting the near continuous decline in the price of bitcoin of late, those sales raised $10 million and $9.” Yet another reporter told Clinton that “there seems to be an epidemic of these kinds of incidents now.Congress needs to be asking tough questions of the Biden administration.To start, are Nigerian forces doing more harm than good in the fight against Boko Haram by also harming ordinary Nigerians? What plans are in place to track where and how U.5 million raised in May.S.S.military equipment is used by Nigerian forces? How will Nigerian authorities hold their forces accountable for harm to civilians? U.With the bear market still in force in both traditional finance and crypto, capital markets are turning unfriendly, and Riot is hardly the only miner raising cash from the sale of its mined bitcoin.” Gun violence seeps into everyday life in a shocking way, said Gabrielle Quiñones: If you put your phone down to get away from news, you turn on the TV and it finds you there.

S.policymakers are legally bound to ensure they are not equipping abusive militaries.6 exahash per second (EH/s), and expects to soon reach 5.Six of those shootings have been deadlier than the one in Uvalde.At this moment, there are serious doubts that this military sale to Nigeria meets that basic standard.For the sake of Nigerians caught in the middle of conflict and insecurity, Congress should press the Biden administration to demonstrate it can do so...He dutifully appealed to Americans’ sense of decency and our claim that the deaths of little children hit us the hardest.“Even though we have the active-shooter drills, we have metal detectors, we still don’t feel safe in our schools,” said Peter Frankunas, 16.

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