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29th AU Summit

28th June 2017

The 29th African Union (AU) summit holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia started this week and will end on the 4th of July 2014. Discussions at the Summit will no doubt consider the threat of terrorism and how member states, supported by the AU, can respond. In the Lake Chad Basin – now a major conflict zone – the battle against Boko Haram is progressing. Find out more about the deliberations at the Summit by visiting its website here.

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Report on the Meeting of the ICC Prosecutor with…

During the Office of the ICC Prosecutor’s most recent official visit to Nigeria, NCICC assisted the OTP in organising a meeting with Civil Society Organisations on the 26th of May 2017. Members of NCICC were well represented at the meeting; a short report of the is contained below.

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Date: May 26, 2017
Venue: Ogun/Nasarawa Hall, Transcorp Hilton, Maitama, Abuja.

Introduction:
The meeting was convened by Mr Claus Molitor from the Office of the Prosecutor to the ICC, organised by NCICC, and chaired by Mr Benson Olugbuo from CLEEN Foundation.

The meeting commenced at 10:00am with a welcome note and briefing by the prosecutor.

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INTERNATIONAL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE

Press Release, 26 June 2017

The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (“NCICC”) commemorates the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture today, 26th June 2017, which marks the day the UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (“UN CAT”) came into effect in 1987. Since its passing, the UN CAT has been ratified by 162 countries including Nigeria; however torture persists both worldwide and within the country despite its absolute prohibition under international law.

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