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How Security Forces’ “cow humanization” Code Led to Massive Christian Deaths in Nigeria

Jan 23, 2024

Nigeria security forces responded more swiftly to the killing of cows owned by Muslim jihadists than they did when Christians and other non-Muslims were killed, a current report by a Human Rights group in the West African country has revealed.

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Catholic-Inspired Nigerian Researchers Reveal Chilling Massacres after EndSARS Protests

Nov 21, 2023

Over 400 defenceless people were killed across Nigeria as authorities in the West African country jumped on the EndSARS protests of 2020 to carry out massacres, a new report by the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has revealed.

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Human Rights Activists Challenge UN to Investigate Jihadist Killings in Nigerian Region

Sep 26, 2023

Activists at the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) are calling on the United Nations (UN) to intervene in insecurity in Southeastern Nigeria by investigating those behind Jihadist killings targeting Christians in the region.

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“Act or resign”: Human Rights Group to Nigeria’s Security Agents after Priest’s Kidnapping

Sep 19, 2023

The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has condemned the September 16-17 kidnapping of over 30 people across Nigeria’s Enugu State, including a Catholic Priest, and called on police bosses in the Nigerian State to either act on insecurity in the region or to vacate office.

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Activists Decry “State Extremism” Following Ban Backed by Christian Leaders in Nigeria

Jul 29, 2023

The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has condemned the criminalization of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Monday ‘sit-at-home’ order in Nigeria’s Enugu State, saying that the move amounts to impunity. 

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Alarm as Over 50 Militia Groups Rise against Christians in Nigeria

Jul 22, 2023

Over 50 armed groups, most of them jihadist movements, have sprung up in Nigeria since 2015 targeting Christians, a new report by the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has established.

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Jihadists Posing as State Actors to Grab Land from Christians in Nigeria: Report

Jul 19, 2023

Some Nigerian State officials are working in cahoots with jihadist mercenaries to grab land from Christians in the West African country, researchers at the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) have established.

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Top Officials that Nigerian Activists Want Tried for Christian Persecution

Jun 26, 2023

The  International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) is petitioning for the prosecution of over 30 top current and former government officials in Nigeria for killings of Christians in the West African country.

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Christians Smuggling Their Dead Relatives Back to Nigerian State for Fear of Attacks

Jun 21, 2023

Christians who have fled their homes in Nigeria’s Imo State are unable to give their dead relatives decent send-offs, and have resorted to smuggling the bodies back to the State in Southeast of the country for fear of attacks.

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Rights Group Urge Christian Leaders to Sue Former Nigerian Governor over Bigotry Remarks

Jun 16, 2023

International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has joined the Coalition of Nigerians living in the United Kingdom to urge relevant leaders in Nigeria, including the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), “to go after” the immediate former governor of Kaduna State over the bigotry remarks he made on June 6 that have since gone viral.

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Over 700 Christians Killed as “farewell gifts” to Nigeria’s Former President: Report

Jun 15, 2023

Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria reportedly murdered “not less than 700 defenseless Christians” during the month of May this year, an investigative report indicates, and claims that the Christians lost their lives as “farewell gifts” to Muhammadu Buhari, the predecessor of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigeria’s new President who was sworn in on May 29.

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How Nigerian Government is Overspending to Cover Up Christian Persecution

May 19, 2023

Many individuals and organizations who vehemently spoke against Christian persecution in Nigeria are now silent, a Catholic human rights defender has said, noting that most activists no longer criticize the government amid increasing violation of rights because “they have been bought”.

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Nigerian Researchers to Present Government’s “scorecard” Detailing Christian Persecution

May 17, 2023

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari’s hand-over on May 29 will be followed by the launch of a report detailing his government’s failure to address attacks against Christians in the West African nation, and “aiding” most of the persecution.

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Over 50,000 Christians Killed in Nigeria Since 2009 Islamic Uprising: Intersociety Report

Apr 16, 2023

Thousands of Christians have been killed in Nigeria since the Islamist uprising began in 2009, a recent investigation has established, further revealing that “1,041 defenseless Christians” were put to death in the first 100 days of 2023.

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Alarm as Over 6,000 Christians “hacked to death” in Nigeria in Fifteen Months: Report

Apr 23, 2022

A total of 6,006 Christians in Nigeria were hacked to death from January 2021 to March 2022, a recent investigation has established, noting that the number has doubled in recent years.

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Why Jihadists are Killing Muslims in Nigeria in Alarming Numbers: Study Report

Apr 20, 2022

A recent study by the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has revealed that jihadists in Nigeria are killing their fellow Muslims in alarming numbers as extremism rages in various States of the West African country.

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Over 3,000 Christians Killed in Nigeria in 2021, Highest in Years: Intersociety Report

Jul 30, 2021

Thousands of Christians have been hacked to death by militants in Nigeria in the first 200 days of 2021, a recent investigation has established, further revealing that the number is the highest in years.