IHRC report to UN on Nigerian Authorities’ Treatment to Islamic Movement
The London-based rights group, the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has submitted a report to the United Nations highlighting systematic state abuse in the Nigerian authorities’ treatment of the country’s Islamic Movement.
The report has been written for the upcoming review by the UN’s Human Rights Committee of Nigeria’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
The report focuses on the persecution of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leaders and supporters since 2014, a period which has seen two massacres and routine killings, torture, and detention without trial amongst other abuses.
THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS (NON-REPORTING STATE) 126th Session (1 July 2019 to 26 July 2019)
Since at least 2014 the authorities in Nigeria have prosecuted a systematic and violent campaign to suppress the Islamic Movement of…
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