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Nigerian Human Rights Activist Brings Lawsuit After Unlawful Detention

05 Nov

What an experience! Kudos to him for suing the government:

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Could he have been a target because the Nigerian Court refused to nullify the new Nigerian Anti-Gay law?

By Melanie Nathan, November 03, 2014.

Nigerian Ifeanyi Orazulike, the Executive Director of International Center for Advocacy Nigeria, GayA well known Nigerian activist in the field of human rights and sexual health, who was detained without cause or charge by Nigerian police, is requesting an order of enforcement against two Nigerian Government agencies for violating his constitutional rights. The detention of the activist came mere hours after a Nigerian Court threw out a case seeking to squash the new Nigerian Anti-Homosexuality law,  The Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act, known as the ‘Jail the Gays’ law.  The attorney who brought that case is now representing the activist.

Nigerian Ifeanyi Orazulike, the Executive Director of International Center for Advocacy on the Rights to Health (ICARH), as well as the Chairman of KAP, a Board member of AMSHR, Secretary of the Board of Global Forum on MSM…

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Posted by on November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

2 responses to “Nigerian Human Rights Activist Brings Lawsuit After Unlawful Detention

  1. aguywithoutboxers

    November 5, 2014 at 9:25 pm

    Thank you for sharing this. He’s a courageous individual. I wish him the best! 🙂

     
  2. Tom Janus

    November 5, 2014 at 10:37 pm

    For once at least, a positive note for filing the suit.

     

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