AFJN in the News

  • Invitation Sign on (à Signer): Letter to Pope Francis/ Lettre au Pape François Avant son voyage Reportée en Afrique en Juillet #2 15 Jun, 2022 - Votre Sainteté, nous vous prions de mentionner ces problèmes dans votre message aux citoyens des pays hôtes, aux dirigeants politiques africains et à toutes les personnes de bonne volonté dans le monde. Faites savoir aux personnes affectées que nous ne sommes pas indifférents à leur souffrance et que nous ne souhaitons pas être complices par notre silence.
  • Invitation Sign on (à Signer): Letter to Pope Francis/ Lettre au Pape François Avant son voyage Reportée en Afrique 7 Jun, 2022 - Votre Sainteté, nous vous prions de mentionner ces problèmes dans votre message aux citoyens des pays hôtes, aux dirigeants politiques africains et à toutes les personnes de bonne volonté dans le monde. Faites savoir aux personnes affectées que nous ne sommes pas indifférents à leur souffrance et que nous ne souhaitons pas être complices par notre silence.
  • Civil Society Organizations to IMF: Recycle and Issue New SDRs 23 Apr, 2022 - H.E. Kristalina Georgieva Managing DirectorInternational Monetary Fund700 19th St NW,Washington, DC 20431  Dear Managing Director Georgieva, Re: Our Support for SRDs Recycling and Advocacy for New SDRs Issuance We, the undersigned organizations, thank the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for issuing a historic $650 billion Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) in August 2021 to respond to the […]
  • AFJN featured in Catholic Herald on Nigeria 19 Jan, 2021 - On January 19, 2021, the work of the Africa Faith and Justice Network was in Valentine Iwenwanne’s article “Christians in Nigeria keep the faith amidst lingering insurgency and persecution” featured in Catholic Herald. Read the full article here:
  • AFJN mentioned in Dire.it interview with former AFJN Exe. Director, Rev. Aniedi Okure, OP 8 Jan, 2021 - On January 8, 2021, the Africa Faith and Justice Network was mentioned in an interview with Vincenzo Giardina and former AFJN executive director, Rev. Aniedi Okure, OP. The full article “Usa, Frà Okure: “Quanti pastori accecati dal prestigiatore Trump” featured in Dire.it can be found here:
  • AFJN’s Rev. Aniedi Okure, OP on new roles in Ordo Praedicatorum 30 Dec, 2020 - On December 30, 2020, the Africa Faith and Justice Network’s Rev. Aniedi Okure, OP was featured in Pietro Scala’s “NEW GENERAL PROMOTER FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE” in Ordo Praedicatorum on his new positions for the Dominicans. Read the full article here: https://www.op.org/op-official-2020/new-general-promoter-for-justice-and-peace/
  • AFJN featured in The Guardian, Nigeria article 26 Oct, 2020 - On October 26, 2020, the Africa Faith and Justice Network was featured in Timieyin Omilana’s article “How proliferation of small arms is enhancing violence in Nigeria – Report” featured in The Guardian, Nigeria. Read the full article here: https://guardian.ng/news/how-proliferation-of-small-arms-is-enhancing-violence-in-nigeria-says-report/
  • AFJN Mentioned in The Guardian Nigeria News on Small Arms Proliferation in Africa 26 Oct, 2020 - On October, 26, 2020, Timileyin Omilana notes the Africa Faith and Justice Network's (AFJN) position that "the persistence and the complication of wars in Africa are partially due to small arms proliferation" in the article "How proliferation of small arms is enhancing violence in Nigeria, says report" published in The Guardian Nigeria News. Read the full article here.
  • AFJN Exe. Director quoted in The Catholic World Report on Nigerian Police Brutality 23 Oct, 2020 - On October 23 2020, Patrick Egwu’s article “Nigerian Catholics stand with anti-police brutality demonstrators” in The Catholic World Report quotes Rev. Aniedi Okure, AFJN Exe. Dir. Rev. Okure says ““Nigerian police officers have a history of human rights violations and extrajudicial killings over the years,” he says. “They [police] are used by politicians to perpetuate […]
  • AFJN Exe. Director Aneidi Okure Quoted in America on Nigerian Protests 23 Oct, 2020 - On October 23, 2020, Patrick Egwu’s article “Nigeria’s Catholic leaders call for an end to crackdown on #EndSARS protestors” in America quotes Rev. Aniedi Okure, AFJN Executive Director. In the article Rev. Okure says ““This protest is long overdue because the people have endured to a breaking point,” said Aniedi Okure, O.P., the executive director […]

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