Islamic Movement Looses A Strong Sympathizer

The death has occurred of a very strong sympathizer of the Islamic Movement and an admirer of Sheikh Zakzaky, Calipha Sheikh Tijjani Abdulqadir today in Zaria. A reknown scholar of repute, Calipha Sheikh has been a very key sympathizer of the Sheikh Zakzaky-led Islamic Movement and a firm believer in the cause of the Movement. He has been a mentor to many members of the Movement as well. It was reported that three years ago, when he saw photographs of Sheikh Zakzaky in blood during the Zaria massacre, he burst…

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Nigeria: End Impunity For Killings of Shia, Halt Crackdown on Protests

Nigerian authorities have failed to ensure justice for the killings of hundreds of members of the Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) since 2015, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing a video of security forces’ violent crackdowns against members of the IMN. On December 12, 2015, the Nigeria army used disproportionate force against the group’s street procession in Zaria, Kaduna State in northwest Nigeria to clear a route for the army chief’s convoy. In an ensuing three-day violent crackdown, the army killed 347 members of the group and arrested hundreds more, including the group’s leader,…

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Islamic Movement Marks 3rd Anniversary Of Zaria Genocide

Arrangements have been concluded by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of the heinous Zaria massacre, which was executed by the Nigerian Army in the weekend of 12th -14th December 2015 during which over a thousand innocent souls were killed and were hurriedly buried in mass graves by the rampaging soldiers. Activities earmarked to be conducted include mass street actions and processions, rallies and prayers in mosques, symposia and exhibitions. Others include visitations to the graveside of some of the martyrs of the genocide…

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Zaria Genocide & Illegal Detention, Three Years After

“Between Dec. 12-14 2015 soldiers carried out mass slaughter of hundreds of men, women and children #Shiites in Zaria, Kaduna State. Our investigation revealed how the Nigerian military burned people alive, razed buildings and dumped victims’ bodies in mass graves.” – Amnesty International What happened at Zaria, Northern Nigeria, was just not a killing. It was a brutal and inhuman slaughter of 1000+ innocent and defenseless children, women and men between 12th – 14th December, 2015. They shot, they bombed, they stabbed, they burnt, they raped and they buried Shia…

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Nigerian Army Committed War Crimes Against Humanity, Says ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC) says Nigerian security forces (NSF) have committed war crimes against humanity. In a report sent to TheCable, the ICC said it has received “a total of 169 communications” from Nigeria and its assessment has shown that security forces in Nigeria have committed war crimes varying from murder, torture, and intentionally attacking the civilian population. “Specifically, the Office found a reasonable basis to believe that the NSF committed the war crimes of murder pursuant to article 8(2)(c)(i); torture, cruel treatment pursuant to article 8(2)(c)(i); outrages upon…

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A new plot to cause mayhem in our name uncovered

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has uncovered a fresh plot hatched by the hawks in the security agencies in a desperate move to associate violence and terror to its name. According to this devilish plot, some people will be publicly displayed to the media and be accused of teaming up with armed bandits of Birnin Gwari in Kaduna state to stage a terror attack in the name of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. It is not surprising that security agencies will desperately go to any length in their attempts at…

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Victory Is Not Achieved By The Use Of Brute Force And Sophisticated Weapons – Sheikh Zakzaky

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has revealed the secret to the success of the Islamic MOvement in Nigeria barely a month before the Nigerian Army used brute force in a futile attempt to annihilate the Movement. He said “some people think success is achieved by the use of brute force and sophisticated weapons.” Asking rhetorically, “is it weapons that were used to gather all these followers? Was war waged? Were insults used?” He went on to explain what the secret behind the huge success of the Movement…

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Nigerian Army’s Cowardice, Incompetence Exposed As COAS, Spokesman Shirk in Fright

The Nigerian Army’s shameful silence over the loss of its officers and men to ragtag Boko Haram fighters recently in Borno state has once again brought to the fore the fact that the Army is being led by cowardly and incompetent men, whose strength they only brazenly display when they are out to attack unarmed boys, women and children who are peacefully protesting (as seen in Abuja recently) or at their homes at night ( as seen in Zaria in 2015). All of a sudden, the ever pompous army chief…

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Legal Luminary, Falana Speaks On Sheikh Zakzaky, Islamic Movement, Continued Protests, Other Issues

The foremost human rights lawyer and counsel to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate in Nigeria (SAN) has again spoken on the continued Detention of in contempt of court judgement and the recent refusal of the Kaduna High Court to grant the ailing duo bail. He also spoke on a wide range of issues bothering on the Islamic Movement and their protests. Watch here: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2510495488991020&id=100000917809603

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