PSJ UK Outreach to Victims of Southern Kaduna atrocities

With more people displaced recently in Southern Kaduna following a ramp up of terrorist attack, supporters of PSJ UK have partnered with RADi (Resilient Aid & Dialogue initiative), a local solution provider to reach displaced persons and communities with urgent supplies of food and basic essentials. A combination of the Fulani Militant attacks and the […]

UK Government must show that ‘Black Lives Matter’ in it’s ex-colonies

Image Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/11806575/anthony-joshua-tackling-racism-in-local-community/ A lot has been made in recent weeks of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign to root out racism, and remove symbols that embrace Britain’s involvement in the African Slave Trade. Yet for all the uproar, little has been made of the injustice faced in Britain’s ex- colonies, much of which are a […]

APPG IFRoB Nigeria Report Summary_PSJ

NIGERIA: UNFOLDING GENOCIDE? INTRODUCTION The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief (APPG) is a group of over 100 British Parliamentarians from different political parties and from both Houses of Parliament. It exists to promote Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which states that “Everyone has the right […]

Let’s use our foreign aid to bring security and peace to terrorist outposts

Ayo Adedoyin As the UK head of a Nigeria-focused charity working to improve the lives of millions in Africa’s largest economy, I welcome the recent news that the Foreign Office is taking over the Department for International Development (DFID). The much-anticipated merger, set to be completed by September, is a fantastic sign that this Government cares […]

PSJ UK Welcomes APPG Report on Nigeria

UK Cross-Party parliamentarians have urged the British government to play a more active role in stopping an ‘unfolding genocide’, following an investigation into the widespread and devastating attacks taking place in Nigeria. The worsening ethno-religious violence prompted the almost 2-year investigation by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, which […]

UK Government reveals new plans for human rights sanctions regime to get tough on abusers

UK Government reveals new plans for human rights sanctions regime to get tough on abusers Other proposals from Boris Johnson’s team include compulsory Foreign Office religious literacy training and leading on human rights at the UN The UK Government has revealed it is set to sanction high-profile individuals with a track record of human rights […]

Defeating ISIS in West Africa is Britain’s moral imperative

Ayo Adedoyin Two weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to be invited to attend a private conference sponsored by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office focusing on social cohesion in Nigeria. At the event, which featured a number of Nigerians from Nigeria, a number of civil servants and parliamentarians as well as representatives from the Nigerian-diaspora […]

MOTHER OF GIRL KIDNAPPED BY BOKO HARAM ASKS PM TO HELP GET HER DAUGHTER RELEASED

The mother of a girl kidnapped by Boko Haram has issued a plea to the Prime Minister to help rescue her daughter ahead of the anniversary of her abduction On February 19 2018, Leah Sharibu was taken from her school in Dapchi, north-eastern Nigeria, along with 109 of her classmates. Now aged 16, Leah is thought to […]

Parliament debates persecution – and a new International Religious Freedom Alliance

“In the wake of recent news that 30 more innocent people were massacred by Boko Haram in Borno State, we reconfirm our desire to work for the freedom of all Nigerian Christians to practise their faith without intimidation, violence and discrimination. We are also calling on the government to step up it’s efforts to stop […]

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