In view of the alarming statistics that more Christians were killed in Nigeria in 2012, than the rest of the world combined, Jubilee is working hard to draw global attention to what our Nigeria expert has termed the “Pre-Genocide.”
Justice for Jos, a Project of Jubilee Campaign in collaboration with the Washington Working Group on Nigeria, invite you to “A Report Release of the documented 2012 Atrocities in Nigeria:The 2nd Biennial Justice for Jos Pre-Genocide Report.”
Please find below the tentative program for the 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. April 26 Nigeria Event to be held at the Family Research Council, 801 G Street NW, Washington DC.
Invited guests include human rights workers, government representatives, community leaders from Europe and Africa:
Former Federal Congresswoman Martha Bodunrin who buried 500 of her constituents after the horrendous Dogo Nahawa massacre of March 2010.
Attorney General Edward Pwajok of Plateau State responsible for prosecuting perpetrators.
Barrister Greg Lar who represents the victims families.
Mark Lipdo whose Stefanos Foundation cared for over 1350 victims of persecution in 2012.
Emmanuel Ogebe, Special Counsel for Justice for Jos who is engaged at the International Criminal Court on the crimes against humanity legal aspects of the Nigerian situation.
Frans Veerman from World Watch Monitor who researched and determined Nigeria as the most violent place in the world for Christians.
Mindy Belz from World Magazine, went on a daring fact-finding visit to several of the most dangerous states in Nigeria. She reported on the Nigerian situation at a time when westerners were being killed by terrorists.
State Congresswoman Rifkatu Samson, the only female member and sole Christian in Bauchi State House of Assembly who has been suspended for over a year for speaking out on behalf of her Christian constituency.
Others who will be speaking about peacebuilding and interfaith efforts are:
Hon Tigwar Zainab Naanzem, a female Muslim Member of the Plateau State House of Assembly
Chris Kwaja, the government’s Director of Research and a conflict resolution professor at the University of Jos,
Mrs Julie Makama, a gender activist working with Woman Without Walls
Alhaji Dauda Lamba, a Muslim Advisor to Plateau state on religious matters
Below please find the tentative program for the April 26th Seminar:
- Where are all the children gone?
- Revisiting the Dogo Nahawa Massacres 3 years after
- The ghost of a community in collective trauma
- The justice update
- The current crisis
- Q and A
Break for Lunch Provided
- Interfaith Effort in Peace Building
- Muslims in Plateau State
- Q and A
- New Frontier Boko Haram and Post Election Violence
- An Overview of the Calendar
- Humanitarian Concerns: Those Left Behind
- Q and A
- Failed US Policy
- The Cry For Help
Please RSVP by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating your name and affiliation.
We look forward to seeing you.