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"Dear Mr. President, Release Yahaya Sharif-Aminu Immediately"

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Over 200 Nigerian and international organisations and advocates sent a letter to President Buhari calling for the immediate release of Yahaya Sharif-Aminu.

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Pursuing Generational Wins

A Generational Win achieves a significant victory that changes the law and culture of a nation for a generation. It is sustained by deliberate action so that the victory endures for future generations. We are working to secure Generational Wins in the five key areas below:

Religious freedom prevails

We counter the global persecution of Christians and advocate for the right of all people to freely live out their faith

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We defend freedom of speech – the foundation of every free and democratic society

Parental rights are guaranteed

We ensure the primacy of parental authority in decisions affecting children

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“No one should be sentenced to death for peaceful expression”—Human rights advocates call on Nigeria to release prisoner of conscience Yahaya Sharif-Aminu
209 international and Nigerian human rights advocates call for the immediate release of Yahaya Sharif-Aminu.

Violation of freedom of education: Germany denies Christian private school accreditation, case filed at Europe’s top human rights court

German hybrid school—innovative in-class and at home learning model—takes challenge to European Court of Human Rights after accreditation denied

Christian banned from Türkiye brings case before European Court of Human Rights

ADF International files case on behalf of Rachel Zalma* before Europe’s top human rights court after she was unlawfully banned from living in Türkiye.

VIDEO: ADF International applauds European Parliament for supporting Yahaya Sharif-Aminu and condemning Nigerian blasphemy laws

ADF International released a video thanking members of the European Parliament for their support of Yahaya Sharif-Aminu in a near-unanimous urgency resolution.

European Parliament condemns Nigerian speech laws which put “blasphemous” Whatsapp musician on death row

In an urgency resolution the European Parliament has called for the release of Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, a young Nigerian musician sentenced to death under the blasphemy law of Kano state, northern Nigeria. The resolution “recalls that blasphemy laws are in clear breach calls of international human” and “contrary to the Nigerian Constitution which guarantees religious freedom and freedom of expression.

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