Amnesty International Condemns Army Violence Against Islamic Movement

Amnesty International Nigeria has condemned yesterday’s attacks by the Nigerian Army at members of the Islamic Movement who were on a religious procession. In a series of tweets in its Twitter handle, the foremost Rights Body decried what it described as the “Needless and increasingly frequent resort to violence by Nigerian army against supporters of IMN is unacceptable.” It therefore condemned the soldiers deadly use of force on the supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during religious procession in Zuba, escribing it as “highly reckless tactic” by the military,…

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Updates: Identity Of Some Of The Victims Of Army Brutality In Zuba Revealed

The identity of some of the victims of the bestial attacks by Nigerian Army on a solemn peaceful mourning procession carried out by the members of the Islamic Movement yesterday at Zuba is now revealed. At least ten people were known to have been killed by the soldiers, and they were seen carting away some of the corpses along with them. However, the identity of some of the victims has been revealed. Efforts at identifying all the victims, including the injured ones are in progress and we will update you…

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Islamic Movement Shreds Nigerian Army Explanation On Attacks Of Religious Mourners At Abuja

Using the power of photos and videos, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has put to shreds the inexplicable justification of the Nigerian Army on the bestial attacks at a solemn religious procession yesterday at Zuba, Abuja. The Nigerian Army, speaking through one In a swift response however, the Islamic Movement issued a powerful refutal, picking holes in the army’s response. One of such used #PhotoSpeak to deflate the allegations put up by the soldiers: This was the peaceful mourning procession before the @HQNigerianArmy brutal attack yesterday in Zuba, Abuja as…

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Nigerian Army Seeks To Justify The Savagery Meted Out Yesterday With A Malevolent Storyline

Our attention has been drawn to a false, unsubstantiated and mischievous press statement by the Nigerian army, signed by one Major General JAMES MYAM, the Commander Army Headquarters Garrison to justify the bestiality they meted the innocent, unarmed members of the Islamic Movement yesterday, while carrying out their solemn religious duty of Arbaeen mourning procession at Zuba. We categorically refute the storyline of the Nigerian Army that they shot at the peaceful procession, which had peacefully moved over for ten kilometers before the unprovoked attacks, because the mourners established an…

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Understanding The Attack Against The Islamic Movement In Nigeria on 12-13 December 2015 in Zaria

Executive Summary The Nigerian army carried out massive attacks over the course of the 12th and 13th December 2015 which targeted the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Zaria. The operation resulted in the deaths of at least 1000 unarmed civilians, mostly IMN members, killed by gunshots attributed to soldiers. Hundreds more were injured. There were reports that the military blocked access to medical care for the injured and shot at and killed wounded persons. Witnesses and victims reported signs of widespread force and cruelty with allegations of looting, arson, mutilation,…

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