Genocide Memorial: Four Years Of Buhari Crimes Against Humanity

Today  12th December 2019 marks exactly four years since the start of the genocide and crimes against humanity committed by the Buhari Junta. As part of the Genocide Memorial, let us examine more closely a number of these criminal offences witnessed in Zaria in one of the darkest weekends ever seen in the history of Nigeria. 1. Mass extrajudicial killings: On that fateful weekend, the Nigerian Army started the killing spree at about 12:00 noon on Saturday, 12th December. As they shot without provocation, they also dragged the corpses along…

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Zaria Genocide Memorial: It is Four Years Of Continuing Brutality And More Heinous Crimes By The Buhari Regime

The days between 12-14th December 2019 marks the fourth anniversary of the Zaria Massacre. On days like those Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and thousands of his followers faced the most brutal crackdown ever, spearheaded by the Nigerian Army, at the behest of the Buhari-led Nigerian regime and its foreign backers. In those forty-eight hours of that eventful weekend, over a thousand unarmed Nigerian citizens were extrajudicially gunned down in cold blood and many hundred others were arrested. It was in those two cruel…

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ICC Investigation In Nigeria Now Inevitable, Further Delay A Waste Of Time – Amnesty Int’l

Amnesty International has come out to state the inevitability of investigating Nigeria by the ICC for the wide range of crimes against humanity, genocide against citizens and mass graves committed by some of its officials, describing any further delay as a waste of time considering the recent admission of the Office of the Prosecutor report that Nigeria has been unwilling to cooperate with the ICC in its investigations. Reacting to the publication of the annual report of the Prosecutor of the ICC on preliminary examinations,  which sets out the work…

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Zaria Genocide: ICC Accuses Nigeria Of Tampering With Evidence, Non-cooperation

In its recently released Report on Preliminary Examination Activities for 2019, the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has accused the Buhari-led Nigerian government of tampering with and destruction of evidence in respect of the heinous Zaria Massacre of December 2015. The report further accused Nigeria of failing to cooperate with the ICC. The report of the Prosecutor of the ICC on preliminary examinations that was released two days ago, sets out the work of the ICC over the last year looking at countries around…

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We Are Vehemently Opposed To Subjecting Sheikh Zakzaky To Further Hardships In Whatever Guise

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria condemns the wicked antics adopted today in court by the Kaduna state government through their prosecuting counsels aimed at humiliating our leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, and subjecting him to further hardships. These mischievous moves by the Elrufai government were equally meant to ridicule the formidable legal team of the Sheikh, who had consistently defeated the government’s team in all cases thus far, including securing a landmark favourable judgement ordering the immediate release of the ailing Sheikh and his wife, both of whom the government is…

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A Baby Mosquito On Its Maiden Flight

“Here in Kaduna State… we cannot forget the role the Nigerian Army has played in encouraging and sustaining peace in Kaduna State…The army played a leading role in confronting the menace of the outlawed El-Zakzaky movement which has been oppressing the people of Zaria and environs for the past 30 years…” Rap! Rap!! Rap!!!. Of the four “achievements” claimed, only the Zaria massacre attracted applause. Why? This is because the other three were despite government’s lackadaisical attitude towards combating sundry crimes, while the Zaria massacre was because of the brigandage…

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Buhari, Buratai, Elrufai Gather To Commemorate 4 Years Of Zaria Massacre

In what can be described as a marked show of defiance and impunity, the chief trio culprits behind the heinous crime of Zaria Massacre of December 2015, President Buhari, Governor Elrufai and Chief of Army Staff Buratai gathered in Kaduna to mark four years of their success in mass murder of over a thousand Nigerian citizens and mass grave burial. Elrufai even brazenly hailed the role specifically played by General Buratai in the extrajudicial killing at night of unarmed women, children and men in their residence, in what he called…

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We Defeated Them, But They Won’t Abide By The Rule Of Law -Sheikh Zakzaky

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has accused the government of Nigeria for refusing to abide by the rule of law even after the Islamic Movement in Nigeria had squarely defeated them in their courts. He revealed the main and sole weapon with which the Islamic Movement defeated the authorities in their own courts. According to the Sheikh, “our main weapon is the truth, and it is the sole weapon with which we defeated the authorities in their own courts.” “The courts judged against them…

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Buhari-led Government Remains In Contempt Of The Historic Judgement Ordering The Release Of Sheikh Zakzaky Three Years After – Islamic Movement in Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has decried the continued illegal detention of its leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife despite a valid federal high court order for his release exactly three years ago. This is contained in a press statement released to pressmen today by the head of the Media Forum of the Islamic Movement, Ibrahim Musa. The press statement echoed what the presiding judge uttered while delivering the judgement, that he fears what will follow a refusal to obey his court’s order. “The judge had warned the government…

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IMN Marks Anniversary Of Free Zakzaky Judgment With A Roundtable With CSOs, Activists

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria marked the first year anniversary of the landmark judgement of the Abuja Federal High Court that ruled as unconstitutional the continued detention of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and consequently ordered his release with a roundtable meeting with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Human Rights activists, Lawyers and selected Journalists in Abuja, which resulted in the very successful Sitout in the Heart of Abuja that lasted nearly 100 days before the government could no longer bear it. The roundtable, which was held on Saturday, 2nd December 2017, had…

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