Good News –
The British Govt has now not designated the Indigenous Participants of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation, the British Excessive Price in Nigeria acknowledged the day gone by.
Essentially based on a assertion issued by the Price, the clarification develop into the largest to proper mistaken recordsdata making the rounds in Nigeria that IPOB used to be listed in the UK as a terrorist organisation.
“We’re responsive to mistaken reporting circulating in the media and online that the UK Govt has added the Indigenous Participants of Biafra (IPOB) to the UK’s list of terrorist teams or organisations banned below UK law. These reports are counterfeit. The Indigenous Participants of Biafra (IPOB) is now not a proscribed organisation in the UK.”
The executive acknowledged, “The mistaken reporting relates to the 13 April 2022 publication by the UK Govt of a revised Nation Coverage and Recordsdata tag (CPIN) on separatist teams in SE Nigeria, along side the Indigenous Participants of Biafra (IPOB). CPINs provide nation of initiating put recordsdata (COl) and diagnosis of COI for speak by UK Govt decision-makers going through divulge styles of protection and human rights claims.
“All asylum and human rights claims made in the UK are regarded as on their person facts per our duties below the UN Refugee Convention and European Convention on Human Rights, taking into narrative linked background nation recordsdata and case law.
“The CPIN on separatist teams in the South East, along side the Indigenous Participants of Biafra, affords a popular analysis of risks confronted by contributors belonging to those teams. These assessments are per an diagnosis of publicly on hand nation recordsdata got from a wide fluctuate of legit sources along side media retailers; UK and other governments; native, national and world organisations; and non-executive organisations.
“This CPIN additionally acknowledges that the Nigerian executive has proscribed IPOB as a terrorist organisation, some individuals of IPOB dangle reportedly ancient violence against the assert and individuals of the public, and advises that contributors who dangle committed human rights abuses must now not be granted protection.”
The assertion directed those alive to on the Nation Coverage and Recordsdata tag to discuss over with the UK Govt internet assert, www.gov.uk/executive/publications/nigeria-nation-policy-and-recordsdata-notes.