Nigerian Police Torture, Deny Access To Medical Care For Arrested Protesters In Abuja

Reports reaching us now indicate that members of the Islamic Movement arrested during the Free Zakzaky procession in Abuja and who are being detained in Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) headquters are dying in SARS custody due to lack of access to medical attention. Many of them were additionally shot before arrest but have been denied medical treatment for the gunshot injuries. Already, consequent on this development, not fewer that four have died in custody since their arrest. To further worsen matters, the police refused to separate the living from the…

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Another Huge Free Zakzaky Procession In The Heart Of Kaduna

A very huge free Zakzaky procession was today, Wednesday 24th July, 2019 again held in the heart of Kaduna despite deployment of Stern looking joint security agents armed to the teeth with heavy weaponry. The procession defiantly held and ended peacefully without an incident. Thousands of participants, armed with only posters, banners and a strong faith in their cause chanted free Zakzaky slogans. Earlier, the Nigerian police force headquarters, Kaduna had issued a statement that it would heavily deal decisively with any member of the Islamic Movement that ventures into…

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Free Zakzaky Procession Defiantly Holds Again Today In Abuja Despite Police Brutality

Even as police tried to prevent a peaceful free Zakzaky procession today again, thousands of members of the Islamic Movement came out for the procession, chanting slogans and carrying banners and posters. Due to an unusually large turnout of marchers, the procession was broken into two, with the first part held in Wuse and the other carried out towards Sky Memorial, all in Abuja. The two arms of the protest March was completed without an incidence, although police arrived the Wuse part later and started indiscriminately firing tear gas at…

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Sheikh Abdulhameed Provides Updates On Casualties After Burying Six Victims

The Chairman of the Martyrs’ Foundation of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello has given an update on the number of casualties recorded during the latest police brutality in Abuja during the Free Zakzaky protests in the last two days. This is coming after the Islamic Movement buried six of those killed by the police. According to Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello, there are reports of two other corpses with the police at the Special Anti robbery Squad (SARS) headquarters, and one additional corpse, who died last night in detention…

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House Of Reps In Rowdy Session Over Sheikh Zakzaky’s Release

The House of Representatives was in a rowdy session today as Honorable members debated the wordings of the order to release Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. During the debates at the plenary, members took a minute silence to commiserate with the families of Precious Owolabi, an NYSC member with Channels TV & the Deputy Commissioner of police, Usman Umar of the FCT command, who died during the violent clampdown on members of the Islamic Movement. There was no word of condolences to families of the Movement killed by the Police. During the…

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