Truth Be Told, No One Goes To India To Claim Asylum

This write-up is not a criticism of India or the Indian government. It’s just a quick look at the Asylum and Refugee Laws of that Asian country – necessitated by recent events. Seeking asylum in a different country is as simple as it sounds, the moment you step foot in the country where you’re planning to claim asylum you simply inform the appropriate authorities of your intention and you are automatically entitled to the protection of that country until your asylum claim is determined. It is a completely different matter…

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Nigeria And The Sheikh Zakzaky Challenge

Things seem relatively calm on the endless altercation between the Federal Government and leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh el-Zakzaky, currently. Since the exchange of fireworks that followed the cleric’s return to Nigeria alongside his wife last week, both parties have taken what seems to be a well-advised ceasefire off the series of accusations and the counter accusations that attended the cleric’s failed trip to India. The current peace the nation has from the three-year-old situation between the government and Sheikh el-Zakzaky is indeed one that is heart-warming.…

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Ghanaian Shi’ah Leader Berates Nigerian “Shi’ah Traitors” Opposed To Sheikh Zakzaky

The leader of the Ghanaian Shi’ah Community has severely criticized some who claim to be Shi’ites in Nigeria but are opposed to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, saying that, “if the enemy is done with Sheikh El-Zakzaky, you will certainly be the next target.” His Eminence, the National Imam of the Shia Muslim Community of the Republic of Ghana, Sheikh Abubakar Ahmad Kamaludeen, is a celebrated cleric and spiritual leader, who has taught many students in Ghana and beyond. Some of these students are…

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