Join the campaign to SAVE KANO NINE!

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         Back in June, nine men in KANO State, Nigeria were accused of blasphemy against the Prophet Mohammad whom they Muslims revere and practically worship. Being that Kano State is in the nation’s Muslim North, the nine men were promptly arrested and later charged to a Sharia court.
Sharia courts are special courts in Nigeria’s predominant Muslim North which give verdicts according to the principles of Islam.
      Last Thursday, this nine men were sentenced to death!!! Their trial held at the Kano state sharia court of appeal where the judge found them guilty of the blasphemy charge. More infuriating is that the Kano State Government says it is satisfied with the judgement!
       We can’t seat back and watch this men get executed just because some people, probably fanatics believe that they dishonored their god or prophet. If Islam is truly a religion of peace as they claim, this grave injustice and abuse against humanity should not be associated with the religion. Even if the men for instance said ‘Mohammad is an idiot’,  is that enough reason to take a human being’s life? We mortals are not God and we better let God do the judging when it comes to religion. It is cases like this that promote islamophobia.
Every human life is important, no matter status or any other factor. The sooner we realize this, the better for humanity!
       At this point, I’d like to appreciate all Nigerians and all other people who took to twitter to vent their anger and disappointment at the judgment using the hashtag #SaveKanoNine.
I call upon everyone to join this campaign, let us get World attention to this case and hopefully other similar cases. Imagine murdering people in the name of religion.

Tweets supporting the #SaveKanoNine campaign
Join the campaign now! be heard! Speak for freedom and justice

Please Save these men,  join the twitter campaign #SaveKanoNine
And just like some people have already started doing on twitter, I call on higher authorities like the Federal Government to intervene. I also call on human Rights and advocacy groups like Amnesty international to weigh into this matter and see how their influence can be used to fight for freedom and justice.
Thank you!

Written by Olisa Lotenna


One thought on “Join the campaign to SAVE KANO NINE!

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    September 11, 2015 at 11:34 am

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