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Shari’a Project

The project is aimed at monitoring and Documenting shari’a cases and associated human rights abuses under the shari’a system in Nigeria. It also builds the capacity of local civil societies to respond to the needs of victims and demand for best practices in the administration of shari’a in shari’a states. Support to vulnerable persons in conflict with shari’a is also provided under this project.

The Project comprises:

· Training workshop for court judges from the northern parts of the country on integrating human rights in the administration of justice in the shari’a court system in Nigeria
· Court visitation and report writing of court proceedings
· Observation of Judges, Lawyers, Court personnel and Physical facilities in court
· Evaluation of reports on court activities.