Nigeria VII – Sharia law: Sitting like this is not allowed

Sharia law in Nigeria has been condemned for its human rights abuses and has been played up by political opportunists, leading to violent outbreaks between Muslims and Christians who once lived side by side in peace. This poster, nailed to the wall of a mud hut, was sold in markets at the time of Ofir’s visit. The poster shows the punishment for each “crime,” from lashes with a whip to death by stoning.

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