Nigeria: bishops urge action against Islamist terrorists
August 22, 2011
In separate statements, Catholic and Anglican bishops in Nigeria have questioned the proposed introduction of Islamic banking and called upon the government to do more to combat the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram.
“Nigerians will benefit more from strengthening the rule of law, whereby the security agencies will promptly bring criminals to book [rather] than negotiate with murderers and criminals,” the Catholic bishops from several Nigerian states said in a communiqué.
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