Understanding Persecution

ICC Weekly Newsletter

Week of December 5 - December 11, 2021

Week of November 28 - December 4, 2021

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Nigerian Court Prolongs Justice for Orphans

November 24, 2021:

“It is hard not to conclude that a deliberate effort is underway to extend Professor Tarfa’s trial indefinitely. He has already been fully and rightfully acquitted of abducting 19 children, and evidence has already been provided which illustrates the accusations of forgery are unsubstantiated.”


Binniyat Under “Persecution, Not Prosecution” Says Defense Counsel

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November 24, 2021:

On Tuesday, the Magistrate Court in Barnawa, Kaduna State denied journalist Luka Binniyat bail for the second time. Binniyat is being held for reporting on the persecution of Christians in southern…


2016 Attack in Goska, Nigeria Preceded by Death Threats, Government-Imposed Lockdown

November 23, 2021:

Many were killed on Saturday, December 24th 2016 when Fulani militants  began shooting sporadically in the Goska Kanikon village of Jema’a Local Government Area (LGA) in Kaduna Kaduna State…