UNICEF reacts as Kano court jails 13-year-old boy for 10 years

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the sentencing of 13-year-old Umar Farouq to 10 years in prison for blasphemy. Umar was handed the harsh sentence by Aliyu Kanu, the same judge who passed a death sentence on Kano musician Yahaya Sharif-Aminu for blasphemy, after being found guilty of using “disparaging language on Allah” […]

UNICEF reacts as Kano court jails 13-year-old boy for 10 years...


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Published By: Daily News., - Thursday, 17 September