Amnesty International calls on authorities to respect rights of former Emir of Kano, Sanusi

Amnesty International has called on the Kano State government to respect the rights of the deposed Emir, Muhammadu Sanusi. This includes his right to dignity, freedom of expression and freedom of movement.

The rights group made the call on Tuesday, March 10; while reacting to the removal and subsequent banishment of Sanusi as the Emir of Kano.

In a statement issued by its spokesman; Isa Sanusi, Amnesty International called on Nigerian authorities to take steps to protect and respect the former Emir’s fundamental human rights in accordance with the rule of law.

“Restricting the former emir and placing him incommunicado violates his human rights; as protected under the constitution and international human rights law.

“Amnesty International calls on the Nigerian authorities to take steps to protect and respect the former Emir’s fundamental human rights in accordance with the rule of law,” the statement reads in part.

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