October 22, 2020

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Wins Case Before United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

March 4, 2020

Video: Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights – Protecting Civic Space: The Case of Omoyele Sowore

February 7, 2020

Representative Josh Gottheimer Speaks to U.S. House on Sowore’s Case

January 31, 2020

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights: Sowore Subjected to Multiple Human Rights Violations

January 30, 2020

Statement from Sowore’s Wife Opeyemi 1/30/20

January 15, 2020

Nigeria’s Slide Toward Authoritarianism

January 5, 2020

Sowore’s Lawyer Femi Falana SAN – Statement on Federal Government’s Power to Detain Sowore and Dasuki in Defiance of Court Orders

December 31, 2019

Nigerian Archbishop Martins Expresses Satisfaction with the Release of Omoyele Sowore

December 29, 2019

Sowore’s Lawyer Femi Falana SAN – Letter to Attorney General Regarding Sowore’s Release on Bail

December 24, 2019

Statement from Sowore’s Wife Opeyemi on Bail Release 12/24/19

December 24, 2019

Statement from Nigerian Attorney General on Release on Bail

December 23, 2019

Letter from Leading Civil Society Organizations in Nigeria to National Human Rights Commission: Remind President Buhari the Key Components of a Democracy are (1) freedom of speech (2) freedom of the press (3) the rule of law

December 21, 2019

Letter to Nigerian Attorney General from U.S. Senators and Members of the House Urging Nigeria to Follow the Rule of Law

December 19, 2019

Former Nigerian Ambassador John Campbell: Sultan of Sokoto Responds to Sowore’s Imprisonment in Nigeria

December 18, 2019

Buhari’s Dictatorial Past and the Rule of Law Today in Nigeria

December 18, 2019

Rep. Karen Bass Head of Congressional Black Caucus and Africa Affairs Committee – Alarmed by Re-Arrest Of Omoyele Sowore

December 17, 2019

Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Issues Statement on Sowore

December 13, 2019

Sowore’s Lawyer Femi Falana SAN – Statement on the Attorney Generals Decision to Take Over of the Case File from DSS

December 12, 2019

Former Nigerian Ambassador Campbell: Buhari’s Attacks on the Press in Nigeria Continue Unabated

December 12, 2019

Protesters at the United Nations in New York Demand Buhari Respects Court Orders and #Freesoworenow

December 12, 2019

US Senate Support for Sowore Growing – New York’s Chuck Schumer Tweets in support

December 11, 2019

CPJ Alert: Sahara Reporters Website is Also Under Attack; CPJ Post: The Critical Role of Activist Journalists in the Region

December 11, 2019

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Sowore: Journalist re-arrested a day after release from prison

December 11, 2019

Speaking out in Support for Sowore, The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has warned that disobedience to any court order is a recipe for lawlessness and chaos

December 10, 2019

Video: Ketil Karlsen, EU Ambassador to Nigeria: Speaks Out for Sowore at International Human Rights Day in Nigeria.

December 10, 2019

Sowore’s Wife Comments at United Nations Human Rights Day

December 10, 2019

US Senator, Chris Coons, Calls For Sowore’s Immediate Release

December 9, 2019

Video: Nigerian Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka Criticizes DSS For Sowore’s Re-Arrest

December 9, 2019

Leading Civil Society Organizations Joint Statement – Nigeria’s Troubling State of Affairs

December 9, 2019

Sowore’s Lawyer Femi Falana SAN – Federal Government Should Stop Subjecting Sowore to Media Trial

December 8, 2019

Femi Falana Statement – SSS APOLOGISED FOR INVASION OF COURT!

December 8, 2019

SERAP condemns Buhari for comparing Sowore, Bakare with Boko Haram

December 8, 2019

Nigerian State House Press Release – Sowore: Between Facts and Fiction

December 7, 2019

Nigerian State Security Service Statement on re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore

December 7, 2019
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Video: Senate Foreign Relations Chair Menendez Condemns Harassment and Re-Arrest of NJ Journalist in Nigeria

December 6, 2019
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Senate Foreign Relations Chair Menendez Condemns Harassment and Re-arrest of NJ Journalist in Nigeria

December 6, 2019

Video: Friends and Neighbors gather at the Newark offices of New Jersey Senators Menenedez and Booker to call for Sowore’s return

December 6, 2019

Breaking News: Sowore Arrested in Court Statement from Family

December 6, 2019

TRANSCRIPT OF SOWORE’S STATEMENT ON PLANNED ASSASSINATION

December 4, 2019

PEN International calls on the Nigerian authorities to uphold their obligations to protect freedom of expression

December 3, 2019

International Outrage Mounts over the Illegal Detention of New Jersey (NJ) Resident and Journalist in Nigeria

November 22, 2019

CLOONEY FOUNDATION FOR JUSTICE: NIGERIAN JOURNALIST MUST BE RELEASED ON BAIL

November 21, 2019
Amnesty International

Amnesty International: Sowore, Bakare and Jalingo declared Prisoners of Conscience

November 16, 2019

CPJ Alert: Nigerian security forces fire on journalists, and protesters supporting Sowore

November 16, 2019

Femi Falana: Getting the Record Straight and Putting the DSS’s Outrageous Actions into Context

November 9, 2019

The UN Should Speak Up About the Unlawful Detention of Journalists in Nigeria

November 9, 2019

Despite Court Order, Activist Still Held Free Omoleye Sowore; Allow Peaceful Protests

November 6, 2019

Breaking News: November 12 – #FreesoworeNow – DSS Fires Gunshots At Journalists

November 6, 2019

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Petitions U.N. to Help Free Imprisoned Nigerian Journalist

November 5, 2019

Fifty Civil Society Organizations Call for UN and AU to Intervene in Sowore Case – Nani Jansen Reventlow

October 30, 2019

US Representative Karen Bass Chair House Subcommittee On Africa’s Remarks on Omoyele Sowore Detention

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement regarding the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore. “I remain concerned by the continued detention of […]
October 28, 2019
Amnesty International

Amnesty International calls charges by the Nigerian Government against Omoyele Sowore as a misuse of the criminal system to silence critics and opposition

October 28, 2019

Writers and Academics Protest Charges Against Journalist Omoleye Sowore

October 28, 2019

Nigeria Misuses Overbroad Cyberstalking Lawto Level Charges Against Sowore – Electronic Frontier Foundation

October 28, 2019

Video: 200 family, friends and neighbors of imprisoned Nigerian journalist Omoyele Sowore turned out to show support for his release.

August 23, 2019

Urgent appeal in relation to the arrest and detention of Omoyele Sowore, Nigerian journalist and human rights defender

May 7, 2014

Yele Sowore’s case Included in Statement from The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights on Human Rights in Africa

How to Help

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using the hashtag #FreeSoworeNow:

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