How Nigerian Police physically blocked the road to prevent Free Zakzaky protesters in Abuja [Video 2:13]

This is the video report of the Free Zakzaky procession that was carried out in Abuja today as part of the activities marking the second anniversary of the Zaria massacre, and how the Nigerian Police shamelessly physically blocked the road to prevent the protesters from reaching the National Assembly complex. The report was filed in by Peoples TV (PTV).

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Second Year Anniversary of Zaria Massacre: IMN writes Senate President, Speaker House of Reps

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) today wrote the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on the ocassion of the second year anniversary of the Zaria massacre and detention of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenat Ibrahim, even as a Federal High Court had declared their detention as unconstitutional and therefore ordered their immediate release. The letter urged the Legislative heads to bring up the matter of Zaria massacre on the floor of their respective chambers. The full content…

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Sokoto IMN Fundamental Rights Case holds tomorrow

The case instituted by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria at the Sokoto Federal High Court for the enforcement of their Fundamental Rights comes up for hearing tomorrow, the 13th of December 2017. At the last sitting of the court about two weeks earlier, the case could not go on as some of the parties could not be appropriately served notice, which necessited adjournment till tomorrow. Members of the Islamic Movement in Sokoto state instituted a case against the Sokoto State government, the Sokoto state Governor, the Attorney-General of…

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Worldwide  Free Zakzaky protests

Worldwide protests for freedom for Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, Malama Zeenah and all the prisoners of faith of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria being held in illegal detention since this day 2 years ago are being held across the globe. Protests were held or are currently taking place in the following countries: Nigeria UK India Iran Pakistan Malaysia Indonesia Switzerland Organised by the Universal Justice Network, the protests demand justice for those detained and those killed in the Zaria Massacre two years ago today. Over 1000 unarmed peaceful people were killed…

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Police block Free Zakzaky procession in Abuja

A contingent of battle-ready policemen have completely blocked the road expected to be followed by the Free Zakzaky procession as part of the second year anniversary of Zaria massacre. The dual lane of the ever busy road from the Unity Fountain leading to the Central area where the Federal Secretariat is situated, and leading to the National Assembly complex where the Islamic Movement had earlier written to that they would be visiting to lodge a complaint, is blocked completely by the police around the Federal High Court complex.

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Two years after Nigerian soldiers murdered hundreds of Shiites, Amnesty International insists on justice

Nigerian authorities must ensure justice, truth and reparation over the military’s unlawful killing of more than 350 Shi’a Muslims in the northern city of Zaria in December 2015, Amnesty International said on the two-year anniversary of the massacre. No one has been held accountable for the killings, while the families of the missing are still awaiting news of their loved ones. Amnesty International has identified and visited the location of a possible mass grave near Mando, but it is yet to be exhumed. “The Nigerian authorities’ failure to hold anyone…

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Violence Simply Not In Our Character

It has become expedient to make this clarification that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has never employed the use of violence or the issuance of threats of violence in its entire four decades of existence to anyone, group or authority. This is not about to change. Some recent false flag calls issued reminiscent of previous calls used to attack us and disrupt our peaceful events seem to be again sounded recently. The security forces appear to be bent on carrying out series of attacks and subsequently attribute same to us…

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Islamic Movement to mark second year anniversary of Massacre in Abuja

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has completed arrangement to mark the second year anniversary of the Zaria massacre in Abuja between the 12th and 14th of December, 2017. The solemn anniversary is scheduled to coincide with the 12th to 14th of December, the days in which the massacre took place in Zaria in 2015. A lot of activities have been earmarked to take place during the period, including media engagements, Twitter storm and Free Zakzaky rallies. Other activities include advocacy visitations, open enlightenment campaigns and so on. Only last weekend,…

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Press Statement We Condemn the Violation of Palestinian Sovereignty by America

The recent development concerning the illegal occupation of Palestine by Israel that has led President Donald Trump of America to violate all international charters and illegally declare Al-Quds/Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a display of blatant disregard to the dignity of the international community. Since the establishment of the illegal state of Israel in 1948, Palestinians have lived through severe suppression and all worst forms of injustice, leading to the death of hundreds of thousands of innocent People and the destruction of their properties. The plight of the…

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Action Alert: Demand your local Senator/Member of House of Representatives to raise the issue of Sheikh Zakzaky in Parliament

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria and the Global Free Zakzaky Campaign have started yet another round of letter writing campaign to get the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria freed. The latest campaign involves writing to Members of Parliament in your own country demanding that they raise the issue of the blatant disrespect for the rule of law by the Nigerian government of Muhammadu Buhari and the continued detention of Sheikh Zakzaky for two years without charges and in contempt of a valid court judgement. You are required to:…

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