Opinion: Holocaust Historian Offers To Serve 10-Year Sentence Of Nigerian Boy

Piotr Cywinski of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial has suggested Nigeria's president allow 120 adults to each serve a month of a boy's 10-year prison sentence.
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"We live in times when it seems that it is enough to click, retweet or Like to do something good," Piotr Cywinski told us this week. "It is not."

He was distressed to learn that the punishment goes against the Nigerian constitution and the African Charter of the Rights and Welfare of a Child.

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