Hate Speech: We won’t support gagging of Nigerians, Human Rights tells FG

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Hate Speech: We won’t support gagging of Nigerians, Human Rights tells FG

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday, said it would resist any attempt by the Federal Government to gag Nigerians through adverse legislation.

The Commission which took the position amid mounting protestations against the proposed Hate Speech Bill that has passed second reading in the Senate maintained that it would not support any form of legislation that will intend to limit the civic space in the country.

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