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UN condemns Nigeria for imprisoning “blasphemous” teen

The UN children’s agency Unicef has “expressed deep concern” over the imprisonment and treatment of a 13-year-old boy convicted for blasphemy. In August, Omar Farouq was sentenced to 10 years in prison with menial labour by a Sharia court in the northern state of Kano. The sentencing “is wrong… it also negates all core underlying…

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