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

Sowore’s Lawyer Femi Falana SAN – Statement on the Attorney Generals Decision to Take Over of the Case File from DSS
December 13, 2019
Rep. Karen Bass Head of Congressional Black Caucus and Africa Affairs Committee – Alarmed by Re-Arrest Of Omoyele Sowore
December 18, 2019
"The violent and unlawful re-arrest of journalist and human rights defender Omoyele Sowore is a flagrant violation of his fundamental human rights. As free speech and peaceful protest are cornerstones of any functioning democracy, we join with the international community in solidarity to demand that the Nigerian authorities and Department of State Services, release Sowore immediately in compliance with multiple court orders and the state's obligations under both Nigerian and international human rights law."

—Kerry Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights