Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Why Germany should not extradite Ekweremadu’s attackers: HURIWA

By News Express on 25/08/2019

Gmail icon

Views: 5,847

•German Chancellor Angela Merkel
•German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Fearing that “the current totalitarian administration of President Muhammadu Buhari would subject them to torture and dehumanising conditions under indefinite detention in the underground cells of the department of State Services (DSS)”, a leading pro-democracy and Non-Governmental Organisation body, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has advised the Government of Germany not to extradite the alleged attackers of erstwhile Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu to Nigerian soil.

HURIWA in a statement on Friday in Abuja said that “any attempt by the German Government to capitulate to the not-so-well-thought-out demand by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to repatriate the alleged members of the non-violent self-determination pro-Biafra group – the Indigenous peoples of Ibarra (IPOB) – back to Nigeria to face uncertainty, would amount to the breach of international human rights laws which absolutely prohibit the extradition of persons to places whereby they may either face the death penalty or be subjected to horrendous cocktails of physical, emotional and psychological torture.”

The rights group also stated that “the Government of Germany needs to be reminded that the Nigerian President treats courts’ decisions with disdain, which means that he will inevitably subject those citizens to extralegal punishments.”

HURIWA said it would be writing to the Chancellor of Germany, Mrs. Angela Merkel, “to oppose any contemplated extradition of the suspected attackers of the former Nigerian Deputy Senate President who was humiliated by members of IPOB out of a new yam festival in Nuremberg Germany few days back.”

Said HURIWA in the statement  signed by the National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf: “We are shocked to read that the  alleged attackers of the former deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu have been identified by Bavaria state police in Germany going by the hints from an official of the foreign affairs ministry in Abuja who also said that the Bavaria state police have analyzed the attack videos and identified four of the suspected attackers and went ahead to disclose that he cannot reveal their identities for now because the German authorities are now co-operating with us and investigating the attack.”

 

Source News Express

Posted 25/08/2019 05:23:28 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Lagos Customs yet to declare assets

Suspected human traffickers nabbed in Ekiti

FEC approves N166bn for repair, construction of 14...

NHRC chairman visits APC candidate, Peterside, speaks glowingly...

Inside Kemi Adeosun’s N17B ‘office’

Enforcement of clean up Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Lekki...

Shell, Eni: Court jails 2 for 'international corruption'...

NLC accuses South East Governors of not paying...

Ingenico Group partners Interswitch to deliver best-in-class multichannel...

Network Against Corruption writes ICPC on ghost workers...

Thai boys skinnier but in good health after...

BREAKING NEWS: Adamu Mohammed appointed new IGP as...

 

Latest News Face-off looms as FG orders Lagos to hands off inland waterways ECOWAS Parliament faults closure of Nigeria’s borders, demands reversal REVEALED: How Oshiomole hijacked NDDC Board Chairmanship from Ondo State Buhari dissolves Obono-Obla’s panel on loot recovery 5-year-old boy shoots, kills brother Call Miyetti Allah to order, South-East farmers tell Buhari Trouble as lawmakers threaten Foreign Affairs Minister over xenophobia Adoke (ex-Minister who nearly committed suicide after leaving office) lied — EFCC •Tells him to come back home for trial Delta to spend over N1bn on rehabilitation of Federal roads Accidents: FRSC gets tough with Dangote RTEAN expels National President, suspends Secretary-General Senegal to offer free breast cancer treatment

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (541,164 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (443,276 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (389,610 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (326,806 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (294,822 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (253,709 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (249,859 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (238,528 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (231,562 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (217,596 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (195,942 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,523 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,447) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,109) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (664) Features (812) Global Business Monitor (442) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,957) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (170) Maggie's Blog (414) News (51,423) Opinion (1,359) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,449) Religion (1,102) Sports (2,169) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera