The Federal High Court in Abuja has fastened Monday, twenty sixth of July, 2021 to listen to an pressing human rights lawsuit filed by 5 #BuhariMustGo activists arrested by Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Abuja and the Department of State Services (DSS).
SaharaReporters had earlier reported that the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Honorable Justice John Terhemba Tsoho, refused to assign the case to a decide.
“The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court has failed to assign the lawsuit filed by the #BuhariMustGo activists arrested by Dunamis Church and DSS. The DSS as well still refuses to grant the activists access to their lawyers and families,” a supply had advised SaharaReporters.
The protesters had sued the Director-General of the DSS, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and Pastor of the church, Paul Enenche over their unlawful arrest, detention and human rights violation.
The youths have been in detention of the key police since July 4 for adorning #BuhariMustGo T-shirts on the church.
The candidates are Henry Nwodo, Victor Udoka, Emmanuel Larry, Samuel Gabriel, and Ben Manasseh.
The youths are looking for an order of the court docket restraining the DSS and different respondents within the fits from violating their basic rights to freedom of faith and freedom of expression and the press as assured below Sections 35, 38, 39, and 42 of the 1999 Constitution.
They additionally need the court docket to guard their proper to freedom from discrimination and private liberty assured below Articles 1, 2, 6, 8 and 9 of the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act (CAP. A9), Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
The candidates urged the court docket to order their fast and unconditional launch from the DSS custody.