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Blasphemy in Nigeria’s legal systems: an explainer

Amina Ahmed, wife of Mubarak Bala, recently convicted of blasphemy, displays her husband’s photo in Abuja, Nigeria. Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images AbdulRazzaq A. Alaro, University of Ilorin A court in Kano, northern Nigeria, recently convicted an atheist for making social media posts it found to be blasphemous against Islam. After a lengthy trial, Mubarak Bala pleaded guilty and was …

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