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NHRC Boss harps on human rights Education, advocacy as potent tools in curbing violations

Advocacy and human rights education are potent tools in addressing human rights challenges, the Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq has said. Ojukwu who stated this during a press interview in Abuja noted that though the Commission has a duty to remind government of its obligations, large scale human rights violations has made citizens to erroneously expect ...

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has blamed the increasing spate of sexual violence on silence and fear of stigmatization on the part of victims, saying that exposing the perpetrators will rather go a long way to tackle the menace. Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq who stated this when the President of Savera Africa Gender Initiative (SAGI), ...

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#Insurgency: NHRC, UNHCR build Nigeria Army’s Capacity on Human Rights Protection

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have commenced a two-day training for the Nigeria Army on Human Rights and civil Protection during counter insurgency in the Northeast. Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary, NHRC, represented by Mr Iheme Richmond, Assistant Director Investigation disclosed on Wednesday in Damaturu. He said that the war ...

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