Letter from Five Republican U.S. Senators to Secretary Blinken on Violence Against Christians in Nigeria

Office of Senator Marco Rubio
Publication Date:
30 June 2022
Nigeria, Conflict, Peace and Security, Religion, United States, Canada and Africa

U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) Mike Braun (R-Indiana), James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) and Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas).sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urging him to immediately redesignate Nigeria as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC) under the International Religious Freedom Act. The letter follows recent acts of violence targeting Nigerian Christians that have underscored the deteriorating state of religious freedom in the country. 

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