NHRC gathering names to prosecute political hate campaigners

January 27, 2015 3:25 pm

National Human Rights Commission says it will prosecute any
politician who engages in hate speeches ahead of the February election.
They said they will also indict politicians who incite their supporters
to violence through hate speeches. The said they are already
compiling hate speeches and those who are found guilty will be made to
face the law. 

The Director, Monitoring of the NHRC, Mr Tony Ojukwu
said the NHRC is keeping records of names of some politicians making
inciting comments through various media platforms and even on social
media and in due course, they will be prosecuted.

are keeping the records of all comments being made during campaigns
both on the electronic and print media and also on social media” he said
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