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About Leo Igwe

Leo Igwe is a Nigerian human rights advocate and a key member of the Nigerian Humanist Movement.  He is currently a Junior Research Fellow at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, University of Bayreuth, Germany.

Articles by Leo Igwe

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Phoebe Braithwaite is openDemocracy’s submissions editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Tradition should defer to human rights, not the other way around

‘Traditional African ways’ is not a monolith. It has evolved over time and must evolve again to adapt to human rights. Human rights should not defer to tradition and religion. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate, Religion and Human Rights.

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