Bruce Fein, the United States-based totally mostly attorney of the chief of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has written to the United Kingdom (UK) Excessive Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing.
He accused Laing of calling for a united Nigeria while Biafrans had been allegedly being killed by the Nigerian authorities.
In the letter dated June 1, 2022, Fein requested the United Kingdom to file a skedaddle smartly with in opposition to Nigeria within the Global Court of Justice for denying “the folks of Biafra a self-resolution referendum as required by Article I of the Global Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and a gigantic possibility of corresponding human rights treaties and resolutions.”
In the letter, the US-based totally mostly attorney alleged that no Fulani has ever been prosecuted and punished for murdering a Biafran within the history of Nigeria.
He added that calling for self-resolution isn’t against the law.
Fragment of the letter read, “I became astonished if not appalled by your May perhaps well 12 tweet. You voiced pride at meeting with Ambassador President Total George Obiozor of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo and other senior leaders from the South East. Why the pride or the meeting?
“Ambassador Obiozor is to Biafrans right by means of their ongoing genocide by the Fulani what Lord Haw-Haw became to the British right by means of the Nazi Blitz? Why would you meet with a quisling?
“Even more reprehensible became your tacit enthusiasm for a united Nigeria, indistinguishable from a suicide pact for Biafrans. As you realize, Nigeria became artificially created by the United Kingdom (UK) on the level of machine weapons in 1914.
“Following its signature divide-and-overcome colonization coverage, the UK forced the Biafran folks, with an valid to self-resolution, in opposition to their will into a flamable combination of incompatible ethnic teams below the umbrella of UK sovereignty. The UK decamped in 1960 leaving Nigeria poised to blow up admire nitroglycerin. The 1967-1970 genocide of Biafrans, aided and abetted by the UK itself, became as predictable as Newton’s criminal pointers of movement.
“Outdated to compelled unification in 1914, the British negotiated treaties with Biafra. A jus cogens norm of world legislation endows the Biafran folks with an valid to self-resolution in opposition to a Fulani-controlled Nigerian authorities that has notoriously excluded all Biafrans however a handful of bribable defectors from the corridors of energy. One stark reality speaks volumes. No Fulani has ever been prosecuted and punished for murdering a Biafran within the history of Nigeria!
“Self-resolution stands on the apex of all internationally recognized human rights since it is preservative of all others. Self-resolution is a defend in opposition to oppression by the tyranny of the majority or the ruthless.
“The UK insisted on self-resolution for Protestant Northern Eire to forestall attainable persecution by the Roman Catholic Republic of Eire. It supported a 2011 South Sudan self-resolution referendum to redress the persecution of the largely Dark, Christian-Animist minority in Sudan by the Arab-Muslim governing majority.
“As adverse to supporting a united, lawless, Nigeria confected by the British for ulterior motives, you desires to be advocating a United Kingdom skedaddle smartly with in opposition to Nigeria within the Global Court of Justice for denying the folks of Biafra a self-resolution referendum as required by Article I of the Global Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and a gigantic possibility of corresponding human rights treaties and resolutions.
“It’s miles the least that the UK can finish to atone for its egregious crimes and sins in opposition to the Biafran of us that procure persisted for more than a century. There isn’t any statute of boundaries on justice.
“I search files from a substantive response at your earliest comfort. Self-resolution is simply too indispensable to be left to temporizing or tergiversation.”