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Columnist: LEO IGWE

The Treacherous Notion of Insulting Religious Sensibilities

The Treacherous Notion of Insulting Religious Sensibilities

May 16, 2022 | Feature Article

I have been campaigning vigorously for the release of Mubarak Bala, who has been jailed for insulting the religious ...

May 13, 2022 | Feature Article

Humanists are outraged by the gruesome murder of a female college student in Sokoto in Northern Nigeria. Such a horr ...

May 11, 2022 | Feature Article

The e-learning Africa conference presents an opportunity to rethink and reposition the learning system in the region ...

Apr 25, 2022 | Feature Article

Allegations of blasphemy by Muslim and Christian believers have been in the news. In the past few years, persons acc ...

Apr 7, 2022 | Feature Article

The Humanist community in Nigeria is utterly shocked by the sentencing of Mubarak Bala for lsquo;blasphemy rsquo;. ...

Mar 31, 2022 | Feature Article

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches(AfAW) condemns the ritual attack and abuse of a child in Kano, in northern Nigeria. ...

Mar 26, 2022 | Feature Article

On January 26, an advocate sent a message to the Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) urging it to investigate a case ...

Mar 12, 2022 | Feature Article

Attacks and killings linked to witchcraft beliefs persist in Africa. In Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya ...

Feb 22, 2022 | Feature Article

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) condemns the torture, ill-treatment of animals in the name of witchcraft acr ...

Feb 15, 2022 | Feature Article

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches calls for an immediate end to witch-finding activities during funerals in Africa. T ...

Jan 18, 2022 | Feature Article

Two years ago, the Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) campaign was launched. This initiative was put in place to ta ...

Nov 19, 2021 | Feature Article

As delegates from faith and no faith communities are preparing to meet and dialogue in Abuja, it is pertinent to emp ...

Nov 15, 2021 | Feature Article

Dialogue is imperative to improving relations between people of various faiths and none. Too often, religion has bee ...

Nov 11, 2021 | Feature Article

Members of the elite in Nigeria must stop approbating and reprobating the reality of witchcraft. Educated Nigeria ...

Nov 8, 2021 | Feature Article

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) urges the chief judge of Adamawa to sanction Chief Magistrate Abdulrazaq Ada ...

Nov 1, 2021 | Feature Article

Abuses linked to witchcraft and ritual money beliefs are rampant in society because no effective measures have been ...

About Author
Leo Igwe is a Nigerian human rights advocate and humanist. Igwe is a former Western and Southern African representative of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, and has specialized in campaigning against and documenting the impacts of child witchcraft accusations.

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