Posts tagged with "Luka Binniyat"



Nigerian journalist will remain in prison after judge fails to appear for bail hearing
Latest news · 06. December 2021
Today, 6 December, a bail hearing had been scheduled for Luka Binniyat, the Christian journalist and human rights activist detained last month after reporting on Fulani militias attacks against Christian communities in Kaduna state. Binniyat’s lawyers came to plead his case at the Magistrate Court in Barnawa. But the judge was nowhere to be found. Binniyat has been imprisoned since 4 November.

CSI calls on President Biden to intervene for imprisoned Nigerian journalist
press releases · 01. December 2021
Christian Solidarity International today called on President Joe Biden to intervene in the case of Luka Binniyat, a Nigerian Christian journalist who has been imprisoned for nearly a month for his reporting on massacres of Christians in his native Kaduna state. In a letter sent to the president on Wednesday, CSI’s international president, Dr. John Eibner, asked Biden to use his “Summit for Democracy” next week to urge Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari to release Binniyat.

Kaduna State journalist jailed after reporting attacks on Christians
Latest news · 24. November 2021
Shortly after reporting on massacres that claimed the lives of 42 Christians in Nigeria’s Kaduna State, Luka Binniyat – a Nigeria Report contributor - was jailed by the country's federal government.

CSI calls on U.S. Secretary of State to engage with victims of atrocities on Nigeria visit
press releases · 17. November 2021
Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has written to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ahead of his visit to Nigeria on 18 November 2021, to highlight the imminent risk of genocide in the African country and urge him to engage with victims of human rights abuses there. In his letter dated 17 November 2021, CSI International President Dr John Eibner warned that the Nigerian government was failing in its duty to protect its citizens amid growing insecurity and sectarian violence.