Shaykh Zakzaky’s Unending Suffering

Shaykh Ibrahim Zakzaky, a highly respected alim and leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria was shot and badly wounded in December 2015. The Nigerian army murdered at least 100 members of the movement including three sons of the Shaykh. His wife was also attacked and injured. The group’s compound was bulldozed. Despite international protests and diplomatic representations, the Shaykh and his wife remain incarcerated in terrible conditions. On December 2, 2016, Justice Gabriel Kolawole of Fedeeral High Court 6 in Abuja dismissed all charges against the Shaykh. He also…

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Free Zakzaky Daily Sit Out: Journalists Relate Their Story Tomorrow

It will be the turn of the Media Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria to tell the World how they covered the Zaria massacre of December 2015 in extremely difficult circumstances and the extent of their losses. The Media forum was one of the parts of the movement that incurred heavy losses in terms of personnel who tried to report every bit of the horrid acts by the Nigerian army. But for their reports, the world would not have known the true extent of the killings and destruction by…

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Medical Team Tell Their Story: We were Killed Trying To Save Lives

The Medical Team of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria otherwise called ISMA had the floor on the 15th day of the daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out at the Unity Fountain Abuja to feature how their members coped with thousands of victims of the horrendous attacks during the Zaria massacre until they themselves became the victims. ISMA revealed how the Nigerian Army massacred several of their members, while on duty in both Hussainiyyah and Gyellesu, the major sites of the genocide. Speaking on behalf of ISMA, Dr. Mansur explained that several…

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IGP, AGF, Abuja CP Sued Over Attacks On Islamic Movement Members In Abuja

A fresh suit has been instituted today Wednesday 31st January, 2018 at the Abuja Federal High Court against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), the Abuja Commissioner of Police and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) over the enforcement of the fundamental rights of members of the Islamic Movement in the FCT. This followed the brutal attacks of the past few weeks by the Nigerian police when members of the Islamic Movement in carried out series of an otherwise peaceful processions in Abuja seeking for the release of the…

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Islamic Movement Emerges Victorious At FHC Sokoto

The members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria living in Sokoto have all the rights to practice their religion without any forms of molestations from the Sokoto State government, security agents or any of their agents, including police, army or state security services. This followed judgement delivered today at the Federal high court sitting in Sokoto. We will give you details in a short while.

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Free Zakzaky Protest Planned For South Africa

A free Zakzaky protest has been planned on 10th February, 2018 at the Nigerian Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa between 9:00am to 2:00pm. It was planned to protest the continued illegal detention of Sheikh Zakzaky by the tyrannical Nigerian regime. We intend to cover the protest for you. If you happen to be in South Africa during the event, it will be appreciated if you keep a date with them.

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Stars On Their Shoulders; Blood On Their Hands

War Crimes Committed By The Nigerian Military An exposé by Amnesty International In the course of security operations against Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria, Nigerian military forces have extrajudicially executed more than 1,200 people; they have arbitrarily arrested at least 20,0001 people, mostly young men and boys; and have committed countless acts of torture. Hundreds, if not thousands, of Nigerians have become victims of enforced disappearance; and at least 7,000 people have died in military detention as a result of starvation, extreme overcrowding and denial of medical assistance. Amnesty International…

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Fundamental Rights of Zakzaky Disciples: FHC Sokoto Decides Tomorrow

The Federal High Court in Sokoto will tomorrow Wednesday 31st January, 2018 decide on the case instituted by the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) seeking the enforcement of their fundamental rights. Among case the issues for determination at the Federal High Court, Sokoto are whether the actions of the Sokoto state government and six others violated the constitutional provisions and the African charter on Human and People’s rights when they inflicted excruciating pains on members of the Movement through the unlawful acts of the respondents. Other things…

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Sheikhs Zango, Abdulhamid Grace Sit Out As Children Decorate The Scene

Today’s Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out campaign by a conglomeration of groups led by Concerned Nigerians at the Unity Fountain in Abuja was decorated by a free Zakzaky procession by school children, mainly in their school uniforms, whose procession came to meet the sit out at the venue. The Children, who were mostly between seven and thirteen years, marched from the Federal High Court area into the Unity Fountain, chanting “Free our leader,” “Free our parents” and “Buhari obey court order” among other slogans. They also carried a large banner…

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“Bullets Fell On Us Like Rain Showers” – Touching Stories At Daily Sit Out Today

Tears fell from the cheeks of so many people once again today when two sisters took the stage at the daily sit out at the Unity Fountain Abuja to tell their touching stories of how they survived the brutal massacre in Zaria and the near hell they went through in the hands of the Nigerian army. While speaking about what she went through, “bullets poured down on us as the rains fell from the sky on the roofs,” she said. Malama Jamila was speaking primarily about her husband, Sheikh Mukhtar…

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