United States Congress Writes Buhari Over Govt Massacres, Suppression of Freedom, Torture of Journalists – NewsRescue.com


The United States Congress on November 25th wrote a strong letter to the Nigerian government over increasing intimidation of journalists, disobedience of the law and increased denial of freedoms in Nigeria.

The letter addressed through Nigerian Ambassador Nsofor, raised serious issue over failure to free detained journalist Omoyele Sowore despite court orders, persecution of Shia, torture of journalists and various abuses.

Mentioned were the cases of Jones Abiri, Kofi Bartels, PREMIUMTIMES journalist Samuel Ogundipe, Daily Trust newspapers and other cases.

It strongly advised the increasingly brutal Nigerian government to respect the rights and liberties of its citizens and protect freedom of political opposition.

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