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Fundamental human rights: the essence of being

The concept of human rights has developed over the years with valid explanation that fundamental rights are guaranteed based on the minimum denominator of being human on the surface of the earth. Regardless, several persons and groups of people still unfortunately suffer violence for lack...

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Nigeria: Reconsidering position on Rape.

A rights activist and the former Executive Director, Initiative for Equal Rights, Mr. Joseph Akoro, tells TOBI AWORINDE that the recent National Conference recommendation seeking life imprisonment for convicted rapists does not meet international standards What is your opinion on the proposition by the National Conference that convicted...

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by Joseph Sewedo Akoro Growing up in Nigeria has seen me through myriads of [developing] situations in the country. I am fortunate to be born in the 80s and to experience different governments- military and now, democracy: giving me the wisdom and premise to base...

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