Emeka Umeagbalasi

Seminarian Na'aman Danlami died when the Fulanis attacked St. Raphael Fadan Kamantan Parish on the night of Thursday, 7 September 2023. Credit: ACN

Apprehending Mastermind in Killing of Nigerian Seminarian “a welcome development”, Activist Calls for More Arrests

Mar 27, 2024

International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), a Catholic-inspired human rights foundation in Nigeria is calling for more arrests following the nabbing of the leader of the gang suspected to have killed a Seminarian in a torching incident last September. 

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Catholic-led Researchers Decry Veiled “settlement of jihadists” Plan in Nigerian States

Mar 12, 2024

A Catholic-inspired group of researchers, criminologists and human rights activists in Nigeria is concerned that a section of Nigerian authorities is planning to expand activities of jihadists in some parts of the West African country under the guise of state ranching projects.

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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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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.

An IDP camp in Nigeria's Benue state. Credit: Catholic Diocese of Makurdi Justice and Peace Commission

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.

Emeka Umeagbalasi of Intersociety making an address at the unveiling of a report on attacks against Christians in Nigeria's Imo State Credit: Emeka Umeagbalasi

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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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.