Security Forces Must Be Held Accountable For Killing Of At Least 45 Peaceful Shi’a Protesters – Amnesty

Amnesty Nigeria has said that the security forces must be held accountable for the horrific killing of at least 45 peaceful Shi’a protesters in Abuja early this week. They made this declaration in a press statement it issued yesterday. Find below the full text of the statement:   An investigation by Amnesty International shows that the horrific use of excessive force by soldiers and police led to the killing of at least 45 supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) over two days, as the Shi’a Muslim group held…

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Soldiers In Zaria Deny Burial To 20 Killed In Abuja

Today, 01/11/2018, a combined team of mobile policemen and soldiers prevented the burial in Zaria of 20 members of the Islamic Movement killed by security agents in Abuja. Members of the Islamic Movement took 20 of the corpses killed by the Nigerian Army in Abuja for burial at Darur Rahma cemetery, along Zaria to Jos road early in the morning, but were met by stern looking, battle-ready soldiers and Mopol, who turned them back. On inquiring the reasons for the denial of the burial on a piece of land belonging…

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