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Nigeria's Sokoto state declares curfew over student killing protests

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Nigerian authorities have ordered a curfew in a northwestern state. Hundreds protested to demand the release of suspects in the brutal killing of a Christian student accused of blasphemy against Islam. The victim, identified as Deborah Samuel, was stoned, beaten and burnt to death on Friday.
2 months ago

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Nigeria's Sokoto student killing sparks spread of fake news

The killing of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy triggers a wave of disinformation on social media.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

Nigeria's Sokoto state declares curfew over student killing protests

KANO, Nigeria - Nigeria's Sokoto state has declared an immediate 24-hour curfew to quell protests demanding the release of suspects in the killing of Deborah Samuel last week, a statement from the governor's office said. Samuel was beaten and burned by fellow students for alleged blasphemous statements about the Prophet Mohammad in a Whatsapp group. (Reporting by Hamza Ibrahim, Writing

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

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2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CTV News

Nigeria: Student's brutal killing triggers protest, curfew

Nigerian authorities ordered a curfew in a northwestern state where hundreds protested Saturday to demand the release of suspects in the brutal killing of a Christian student accused of blasphemy against Islam.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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abc News

Nigeria: Student's brutal killing triggers protest, curfew

Nigerian authorities have ordered a curfew in a northwestern state, where hundreds protested to demand the release of suspects in the brutal killing of a Christian student accused of blasphemy against Islam

2 months ago·United States
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Nigeria's Sokoto state declares curfew over student killing protests

KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) -Nigeria's Sokoto state has declared an immediate 24-hour curfew to quell protests demanding the release of suspects in the killing of Deborah Samuel last week, a statement from the governor's office said. Read full story

2 months ago·Malaysia
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