Legal Treatment of Boko Haram Militants Captured by Cameroon

Author(s): 
Publication Date: 
27 March 2018
Publisher: 
Edinburgh University Press
Publication Place: 
Edinburgh
Publication Language: 
EN
Appearing in: 
African Journal of International and Comparative Law
Volume: 
26
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
44-63
DOI: 
10.3366/ajicl.2018.0219

This study considers the nature of the challenges posed by Boko Haram militants in Cameroon. It presents the government's legal responses. The article equally considers the various ways in which militants can adhere to international law relating to the non-international armed conflict between Cameroon and Boko Haram militants.