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Biden’s handlers remove Nigeria from list of countries blacklisted for ‘engaging in violation of religious freedom’

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There is an ongoing genocide of Christians there, but what do Biden’s handlers care about something as trivial as that?

“US removes Nigeria from list of ‘religious freedom violators,’” TheCable, November 17, 2021 (thanks to Tom):

The United States government has removed Nigeria from the list of countries blacklisted for “engaging in violation of religious freedom”.

In December 2020, the US had listed Nigeria among countries blacklisted for “violating religious freedom”.

However, Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, had described the US allegation as a case of “honest disagreement between the two nations on the causes of violence in Nigeria”.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Antony Blinken, US secretary of state, announced 10 countries “of particular concern”, with Nigeria now missing from the list.

“The United States will not waver in its commitment to advocate for freedom of religion or belief for all and in every country. In far too many places around the world, we continue to see governments harass, arrest, threaten, jail, and kill individuals simply for seeking to live their lives in accordance with their beliefs,” the statement reads.

“This Administration is committed to supporting every individual’s right to freedom of religion or belief, including by confronting and combating violators and abusers of this human right.

“Each year the Secretary of State has the responsibility to identify governments and non-state actors, who, because of their religious freedom violations, merit designation under the International Religious Freedom Act.

“I am designating Burma, the People’s Republic of China, Eritrea, Iran, the DPRK, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan as Countries of Particular Concern for having engaged in or tolerated “systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of religious freedom.”

“I am also placing Algeria, Comoros, Cuba, and Nicaragua on a Special Watch List for governments that have engaged in or tolerated “severe violations of religious freedom.”

“Finally, I am designating al-Shabab, Boko Haram, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, the Houthis, ISIS, ISIS-Greater Sahara, ISIS-West Africa, Jamaat Nasr al-Islam wal-Muslimin, and the Taliban as Entities of Particular Concern….

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