Army Officers,Other perpetrators of Shia Massacre in Nigeria Risk Death Penalty, Life imprisonment -Islamic Group

The Nigerian constitution has never been silent on outlining the fundamental human rights of its citizens as enshrined in chapter IV of the 1999 Constitution as amended. The Constitution in respect to these rights states that “Every person has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his life, save in execution of a criminal offence of which he has been found guilty in Nigeria (Section 33 of the 1999 Constitution).” On July 4, 2020, the Coalition of Civil Society Organization under the Centrum Initiative for…

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