Blasphemy laws violate human rights—UN experts appeal to Nigerian government on cases of Christians Deborah Emmanuel Yakubu, lynched by a mob, and Rhoda Jatau, imprisoned for condemning her killing

UN experts urge the Nigerian government to address the criminalization of blasphemy, with a focus on Deborah Emmanuel Yakubu, killed for expressing her Christian faith by a mob of her classmates, and Rhoda Jatau, currently imprisoned for allegedly sharing a video condemning Deborah’s killing.

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