International Call for prayers for Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

Islamic Human Rights Commission, IHRC is calling on all Muslims to pray for Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, whose health is deteriorating after a suspected stoke at the weekend. IHRC is calling on everyone to ask for prayers for the Sheikh after Jumuah prayers this Friday 12 January 2018. Zakzaky and his wife Mallima Zeenah have been held in detention by the Nigerian Security Services without charge and without access to medical treatment since December 2015, when the Nigerian military launched an attacks on his residence and various sites of the Islamic…

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Two wounded, many arrested after police open fire at Free Zakzaky demonstration

Two people have been injured and tens more arrested by police who opened fire with live ammunition at a demonstration in the Nigerian capital Abuja demanding the release of the imprisoned leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky. Among the wounded was Mallam Qasimu Umar, the IMN representative for Sokoto state. The demonstration had been called to demand the urgent release of Sheikh Zakzaky after he suffered a stroke at the weekend. The sheikh’s supporters are demanding he be freed and allowed to fly abroad to receive…

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Kaduna High Court Case: KDSG Vs 91 Members of the Movt, Prosecution Closes Submission, Defence To Enter ‘No Case Submission’

The prosecution has today closed its submission in the case involving 91 members of the Islamic Movement arrested during the Zaria massacre and charged before various courts in Kaduna, which resumed sitting today 10th January, 2018. In the resumed sitting in which a total of 91 people arrested since the Zaria massacre are standing trial before Justice Nyoms of the Kaduna state High Court for alleged offences including that of culpable homicide among others, the prosecution said they had no other witness to call, thereby effectively closing its case. Over…

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Urgent Letter Written To Buhari Over Sheikh Zakzaky’s Health Situation

H.E. President Muhammadu Buhari President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Office of the President Aso Rock, Abuja Nigeria Monday 08 January 2018 Dear President Buhari, I am writing to bring to your attention a matter of the utmost urgency. Shaykh Ibrahim Zakzaky, his wife Mallima Zeenah Ibrahim and hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria have been illegally detained in Nigeria for more than two years since the Zaria massacres in December 2015. Both the Sheikh and his wife are still injured from the shootings and violence…

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PRESS RELEASE – Nigeria: IHRC urges Buhari to release IMN leader for urgent medical treatment

Islamic Human Rights Commission has written to the Nigerian President urging him to allow the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria to fly abroad in order to receive urgently needed medical treatment. In a direct appeal to President Buhari the letter highlights the deteriorating condition of Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky following a stroke last weekend. The stroke has raised existing concerns over the health of Sheikh Zakzaky who was shot during a military assault against the IMN in December 2015 in which he lost the use of an arm…

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Police Commissioner Invites Members Of The Islamic Movement

The newly appointed Commissioner of Police in Jigawa state, today invited leading members of the Islamic Movement in the 14 local government headquarters for a meeting whose reason has not been made clear. The invitation was sent through the various Divisional officers of police in the 14 district headquarters, though without any clarification of whether they are being charged or accused of committing any crime. What has been baffling members of the Islamic Movement about this extra ordinary whole scale invitation is, it has never happened in the state or…

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Kaduna High Court Resumes Sitting In Cases Involving Those Arrested During Zaria Massacre

The cases involving members of the Islamic Movement arrested during the Zaria massacre and charged before various courts in Kaduna will resume sitting from today and tomorrow 9th and 10th January, 2018. Those standing trial before Justice Nyoms of the Kaduna state High Court will be sitting from Tuesday 9th January, 2018 as was adjourned before the Courts went on vacation. It is expected that the prosecution will close its case at the resumed hearing with the presentation of its last set of witnesses. The case has dragged for far…

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Watch Police As They Brutally Bartered A Protester During Free Zakzaky Procession In Abuja [Video]

The Nigerian Police were at their usual worse as they tried to brutally disperse a peaceful Free Zakzaky procession today in Abuja, battering protestors with clubs and sticks until they broke the arm of one of the protestors. Watch the bestiality here:

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Free Zakzaky Rally Held In Front Of Nigerian Embassy In Jakarta, Indonesia

A free Zakzaky rally held today in front of Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia to press for the Sheikh’s freedom to enable him attend to his ailing health.

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