Nigeria: The Problem of Religious Strife in Africa’s Largest Nation

In a commentary from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Center for Religious Liberty, Associate Director J. David Holcomb notes that the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has named Nigeria as a “countries of particular concern” in the area of religious rights for the first time.

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In a commentary from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Center for Religious Liberty, Aassociate Director J. David Holcomb notes that the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has named Nigeria as a “countries of particular concern” in the area of religious rights for the first time.

"As Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria illustrates that religious and ethnic conflict and discrimination is a reality for far too many people around the world. It is also a reminder that constitutional provisions alone do not guarantee religious freedom for even members of large religions."

Read the entire commentary as a pdf document here.

 


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