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Blasphemy: UNICEF begs FG to grant amnesty to 13-year-old convict, Farouq

738 juveniles detained in 3 borstal centers, NCS reveals Malami demands list, say we’ll embark on nationwide decongestion By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to grant Presidential amnesty to 13-year-old Omar Farouq, who was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a Sharia Court in
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Kano state govt to inaugurate waste recycling project, create 4,000 jobs

Blasphemy: Court in Kano sentences man to death

By Bashir Bello An Upper Shariah court siting in Hausawa Filin Hockey in Kano State has on Monday sentenced a 30-year-old, Sharrif Yahaya to death by hanging for blasphemy against the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Another, Umar Farouq, 17-year-old, was also sentenced to ten years imprisonment for making a derogatory statement against his creator, Almighty
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Pakistan, Junaid Hafeez, Blasphemy

Pakistan court hands down death sentence to scholar accused of blasphemy

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday sentenced a liberal scholar and former university lecturer to death on blasphemy charges. In 2013, Junaid Hafeez was accused by students at the university where he taught of making blasphemous Facebook posts. Insulting Islam’s Prophet Mohammad carries a mandatory death penalty in Pakistan, which is about 95% Muslim. ALSO
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