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Blasphemy convictions spark Nigerian debate over sharia law

October 14, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: A 22-year-old has been sentenced to death, and a 13-year-old has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, in Nigeria (map). The nation of 209 million, the most populous in Africa, is 46% Muslim, 46% Christian (36% Protestant, 10% Catholic), and 7% ethnic religionist.

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