Ten NGOs comdemn death sentence for Nigerian singer Yahaya Sharif-Aminu

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The International Music Council and other NGOs* have written to Kano State Governor (Nigeria), to call for the dropping of charges against 22-year old singer Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, sentenced to death by hanging for blasphemy.

A petition has been launched and signed already by more than 80.000 people.

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*European Music Council (EMC), Finnish Music Council, Finnish Musicians Union (SML), Freemuse, International Federation of Actors (FIA), International Federation of Musicians (FIM), International Music Council (IMC), Nordic Musicians Union (NMU), Artists at Risk / Perpetuum Mobile,
Safemuse.

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