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Police: Where is Mubarak Bala?

By Leo Igwe  As it stands now, the fate of Mubarak Bala, Nigerian humanist who was arrested last week is unknown. Nobody is sure if Mr. Bala is alive or dead. If he is alive, no one knows the conditions of his detention. Mr. Bala was last seen on April 29, 2020, a day after police… Read more »

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Insulting Prophets: Between Islamic Totalitarianism and Tolerant Pluralism

By Leo Igwe  The arrest Mubarak Bala has compelled a revisit of the issue of insulting prophets. Some muslims filed a petition complaining that Mubarak Bala insulted the prophet of Islam. They are asking the police to investigate and prosecute him. Others are threatening to kill him. From time to time, Muslims have given the impression… Read more »

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Mubarak Held Incommunicado in Kano

By Leo Igwe  While the police authorities in Kano have confirmed that Nigerian Humanist Mubarak Bala is in their custody, they have not granted him access to a lawyer. He has been held incommunicado. The police arrested Mubarak in Kaduna three days ago following a complaint of insulting prophet Muhammad that some lawyers in Kano… Read more »

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Mubarak Bala: Death Threats, Blasphemy and Police Investigation in Kano

by | April 29, 2020

*The situation escalated fast, the last escalation for Bala happened in 2014 when he formally renounced Islam and became an ex-Muslim and an atheist. Dr. Leo Igwe has been working hard to provide reportage and acquire international support through the relevant networks in the international freethought community with many hearing the call and acting on… Read more »

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