Bring The ABSU 5 Who Gang-Raped Woman in Nigeria to Justice
  • Petitioned Theodore Orji

This petition was delivered to:

Abia State Governor
Theodore Orji
House of Assembly
Vice-Chancellor
Professor Chibuzo Ogbuagu
Abia state Police Commissioner
Bala Hassan
Inspector-General of Police, Nigeria
Mohammad Abubakar
Attorney General of the Federation
Mohammad Adoke
President, Nigeria
Goodluck Jonathan

Bring The ABSU 5 Who Gang-Raped Woman in Nigeria to Justice

    1. Adetomi Aladekomo
    2. Petition by

      Adetomi Aladekomo

      Waterloo, Canada

On or around August 16th, 2011 five male students of Abia state University Nigeria imprisoned and raped mercilessly for several hours a fellow female student. What had she done to deserve this? Apparently she insulted one of them and this was her punishment. As though the rape wasn't enough, they also filmed it and callously passed the footage around to their friends and from there on to the entire campus. This footage has been making waves online and amongst Nigerian bloggers with several people calling out to the government to do something.

The government must find these boys and hold them accountable.

They must know that Nigerians and people all around the world will not sit by idly while such atrocities continue to take place.

Policies must be put in place to ensure that such incidents are properly investigated and tried in the future.

There need to be appropriate laws and punishments established to deter anyone from attempting such a heinous crime in the future.

Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 100,000 signatures
    2. Nigeria Attorney General Demands Investigation of Gang-Rape

      Alex DiBranco
      Petition Organizer

      In September, a horrifying video came to light at Abia State University in Nigeria, depicting five men gang-raping a young woman as she begged them to just kill her. Concerned citizens in Nigeria and around the world, activists, and bloggers called...

    3. Attorney General Demands Police Report!

      Alex DiBranco
      Petition Organizer

      The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke has demanded the report of police investigation into the alleged gang rape of underage girls in Abia State University.

    4. Police say victim consented to the crime

      Alex DiBranco
      Petition Organizer

      Abia Assistant Commissioner of Police claims that the victim didn't fight off her 5 male attackers, so it wasn't rape -- or, even if she didn't consent, probably her ex-boyfriend was teaching her a lesson for cheating. He thinks that makes it okay. What do YOU think?

    5. SSS threatens to charge Abuja Rape walk member with Counter-Terrorism Act.

      Adetomi Aladekomo
      Petition Organizer

      The Rape Walk scheduled to occur today in Abuja has been cancelled due to SSS involvement. The SSS has warned that due to the threats from Boko Haram they do not advice that people gather in large groups. The question though is why cancel the walk and deny people their basic rights? Why not instead offer them protection as they stand for what they believe in?

      Protesters have been warned that if they do embark on the walk they will be charged with "counter -Terrorism" Activities.

      This is a shame and the reason people are so reluctant to speak out in Nigeria. Why should I be arrested for reaching out to the government to protect me?
      Let us rally with our Nigerian brothers and sisters and continue to wish them the best and also find ways to continue to provide support for them

      Adetomi Aladekomo

    6. 85,000 Demand Nigerian Officials Act on Gang-Rape Video

      Alex DiBranco
      Petition Organizer

      More than 85,000 people worldwide have joined a Nigerian woman’s popular campaign on Change.org calling on officials in Nigeria to arrest five men who videotaped themselves gang-raping a young woman.
      Adetomi Aladekomo, who grew up in Nigeria and...

    7. Disturbing Video Shows Gang-Rape by 5 Nigerian ABSU Students

      Alex DiBranco
      Petition Organizer

      Last week a shocking video started making rounds through the Nigerian blogosphere. A fellow blogger sent me an email that contained two videos and a short write-up. Being typically me, I skipped her words and went straight to the videos. I started...

    8. Victim has allegedly been located

      Adetomi Aladekomo
      Petition Organizer

      Josephine Chukwuma, director of project alert against women, has revealed that the young lady has been located but is understandably in a fragile state at the moment emotionally and physically. The main priority is to provide support and medical care

    9. Abia State Government Changes Their Stand

      Adetomi Aladekomo
      Petition Organizer

      The government has admitted that their claims that the incident did not occur was based on nothing more than the word of the Vice Chancellor of Abia State University. They are now mounting an investigation into the matter.

    10. Reached 50,000 signatures
    11. Minister for Youth Development calls for the young men to be found

      Adetomi Aladekomo
      Petition Organizer

      People are paying attention. We will add our voices to ensure that even more people listen. This petition has been passed on to the Minister. Your signatures have helped this

    12. Reached 250 signatures

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    • Odumodu Godson REGINA, CANADA
      • 10 months ago

      I am a Nigerian

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    • Sue Charles PORT ANGELES, WA
      • 10 months ago

      STOP rewarding these horrific crimes by letting the criminals get away with violent, sadistic torture of women. The world sees this and is outraged by it! Justice MUST be served to the violent offenders!

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    • Rachael Shorb SANTA ANA, CA
      • 11 months ago

      The rapists should be given death penalty. Or be given the eye for an eye treatment, or life in prison.

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    • G A REDONDO BEACH, CA
      • 11 months ago

      fellow is not a female

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    • Mary C TORONTO, CANADA
      • 12 months ago

      Please watch shows "Our Noble Lineage" on www.suprememastertv.com

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