Nigeria Tweeted Trump caravan speech to defend shooting protesters

The Nigerian army posted — then later deleted — a video on Twitter of President Donald Trump bashing the migrant caravan heading north through Mexico.
The post was apparently an attempt to justify the military’s deadly crackdown on protesters in the West African nation.
The army tweeted the section of Trump’s press conference Thursday when the president said that if migrants in the caravan throw rocks, American troops stationed at the border should “consider it a rifle.”
He added: “They want to throw rocks at our military, our military fights back.”

The Nigerian army tweet said: “Please watch and make your deductions.”

Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian army of fatally shooting some 45 peaceful Shiite Muslim protesters in demonstrations that began last weekend.
The army is claiming it killed only six, and that they were armed. Videos of the confrontations show the military opening fire as protesters hurl rocks, and shooting many of the fleeing demonstrators in the back, The New York Times reported.

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