Tuesday, October 9, 2012

USA Africa Dialogue Series - Fw: Fwd: PRESS STATEMENT: Aluu Killings, Mubi Massacres - Protect Nigerian Youths Against Violence Now!


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From: Spaces for Youth Development and Social Change <spacesforchange.s4c@gmail.com>
To: spacesforchange spacesforchange <info@spacesforchange.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 2:53 PM
Subject: Fwd: PRESS STATEMENT: Aluu Killings, Mubi Massacres - Protect Nigerian Youths Against Violence Now!

Dear friends:

Good afternoon!

In two separate incidents in the last week, about 50 Nigerian youths lost their lives in the most gruesome and barbaric manner rarely seen elsewhere in the world. The grisly massacre of 46 polytechnic students in Mubi, Adamawa State and the lynching of four students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) in Aluu Community, near Port Harcourt Rivers State, have highlighted the need for the Nigerian government to take the constitutional protection of the right to life, and other inalienable fundamental freedoms, more seriously. Spaces for Change condemns these two incidents in very strong terms, and urge for greater protection of the lives of young citizens across the country.

We therefore call upon all responsible institutions, particularly the police and the judiciary to swiftly identify and prosecute all perpetrators of these unacceptable acts. We specifically urge them to use these two cases to demonstrate their preparedness to combat criminality, fight impunity and take its human rights protection mandate more seriously.
Spaces for Change appreciates and supports efforts made by civil society organizations, virtual communities, the Rivers State Government and the selfless campaigners on the social media for the steps they are taking to ensure that such unacceptable acts are publicized and not repeated.
You are welcome to share and rebroadcast this press statement to your networks.

Best regards,

Victoria Ohaeri
Executive Director

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Using the human rights framework and youth-centered strategies, the organization creates spaces for the often-excluded young voices, marginalized groups and communities to become active participants in public decision making, and strong advocates of social and economic justice.

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