How Nigerian Police physically blocked the road to prevent Free Zakzaky protesters in Abuja [Video 2:13]

This is the video report of the Free Zakzaky procession that was carried out in Abuja today as part of the activities marking the second anniversary of the Zaria massacre, and how the Nigerian Police shamelessly physically blocked the road to prevent the protesters from reaching the National Assembly complex. The report was filed in by Peoples TV (PTV). Advertisements

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Second Year Anniversary of Zaria Massacre: IMN writes Senate President, Speaker House of Reps

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) today wrote the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on the ocassion of the second year anniversary of the Zaria massacre and detention of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenat Ibrahim, even as a Federal High Court had declared their detention as unconstitutional and therefore ordered their immediate release. The letter urged the Legislative heads to bring up the matter of Zaria massacre on the floor of their respective chambers. The full content…

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Sokoto IMN Fundamental Rights Case holds tomorrow

The case instituted by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria at the Sokoto Federal High Court for the enforcement of their Fundamental Rights comes up for hearing tomorrow, the 13th of December 2017. At the last sitting of the court about two weeks earlier, the case could not go on as some of the parties could not be appropriately served notice, which necessited adjournment till tomorrow. Members of the Islamic Movement in Sokoto state instituted a case against the Sokoto State government, the Sokoto state Governor, the Attorney-General of…

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Worldwide  Free Zakzaky protests

Worldwide protests for freedom for Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, Malama Zeenah and all the prisoners of faith of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria being held in illegal detention since this day 2 years ago are being held across the globe. Protests were held or are currently taking place in the following countries: Nigeria UK India Iran Pakistan Malaysia Indonesia Switzerland Organised by the Universal Justice Network, the protests demand justice for those detained and those killed in the Zaria Massacre two years ago today. Over 1000 unarmed peaceful people were killed…

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Police block Free Zakzaky procession in Abuja

A contingent of battle-ready policemen have completely blocked the road expected to be followed by the Free Zakzaky procession as part of the second year anniversary of Zaria massacre. The dual lane of the ever busy road from the Unity Fountain leading to the Central area where the Federal Secretariat is situated, and leading to the National Assembly complex where the Islamic Movement had earlier written to that they would be visiting to lodge a complaint, is blocked completely by the police around the Federal High Court complex.

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Two years after Nigerian soldiers murdered hundreds of Shiites, Amnesty International insists on justice

Nigerian authorities must ensure justice, truth and reparation over the military’s unlawful killing of more than 350 Shi’a Muslims in the northern city of Zaria in December 2015, Amnesty International said on the two-year anniversary of the massacre. No one has been held accountable for the killings, while the families of the missing are still awaiting news of their loved ones. Amnesty International has identified and visited the location of a possible mass grave near Mando, but it is yet to be exhumed. “The Nigerian authorities’ failure to hold anyone…

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