Kerry: US Wants to Protect Human Rights in Nigeria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called on Nigerian authorities to ensure their security forces do not trample on human rights during the government’s fight against Boko Haram militants.

In Ethiopia for a summit commemorating the African Union’s 50th anniversary, Kerry said U.S. and Nigerian officials have spoken directly about the importance of Nigerian troops maintaining high standards in their respect for civilians’ human rights.

“One person’s atrocity does not …