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Amnesty wants Kano singer’s death sentence overturned

Amnesty International on Thursday called on the authorities in Nigeria’s Kano state to overturn the death sentence imposed on a singer for alleged blasphemy of Prophet Mohammed. An Upper Islamic Sharia court in the northern city of Kano on Monday ordered 22-year-old Yahaya Aminu Sharif to die by hanging for derogatory expressions against the Prophet in one of his songs. …

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