Author: Ebuka Ikeorah

Nigerian boy freed from 10 years imprisonment! blasphemy sentence thanks to AAI’s support.

Omar Farouq, a minor, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment  on August 10th 2020 for insulting prophet Mohammed. His family and friends faced death threats alongside him. He was tried and convicted without legal counsel for violating section 382 (B) of the shari’a penal code law of Kano state. He was given a month to appeal his sentence. However, all lawyers in Kano were warned not to repre...