IMN prepares for the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has completed plans to join the World in marking the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances which is scheduled to be held on 30th August, 2017. This year’s event is coming up as the Islamic Movement issued an updated list of hundreds of its followers who are feared to be among the victims of enforced disappearances since the genocidal forces of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Nigerian army brutally attacked members of the Movement in Zaria over a weekend in December 2015. It will be…

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Action Alert: Demand African Union intervene in Sheikh Zakzaky case

A call to action has been made to anybody reading this message to take a moment and write an urgent letter to the African Union demanding their immediate intervention in the matter of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. The letter or email should be written to the AU charter body set up to monitor human rights, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Please send your communication to; Adv. Faith Pansy Tlakula – Chairperson of African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Address: 31 Bijilo Annex Layout, Kombo North District Western…

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Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) writes the President …picks faults with Presidential Investigation Panel into Military violations of Human rights

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has sent letter to the President and Commander-in-Chief of Nigerian Armed Forces stating their observations and expressing concerns pertaining to the recently inaugurated Presidential Investigation Panel to probe human rights abuses by the military in the country. The letter dated 17th August 2017 and signed on behalf of the Movement by Professor Abdullahi Danladi, described the human rights records of the Nigerian army as dismal and wondered why despite repeated calls from the Movement and other credible international rights bodies like Amnesty, it took…

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REFLECTION: IMN writes US government: “Don’t sell weapons or military hardwares to Nigeria”

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has written a letter of petition to the government of the United States of America (USA) urging them not to sell weapons or any military hardwares to Nigeria. The letter, which was dated 17th August, 2017 and signed by the head of the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee, Abdulrahaman Abubakar, cited the appalling human rights record of Nigerian military as the reason for the “vehement objection to the proposed sale of weapons and military hardwares to the government of Nigeria.” The petition further pointed out…

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IMN drags Army, AGF, Others to appeal court

Today Friday 18/08/17, the legal team of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria completed the filing of the appeal papers at the Federal Court of Appeal Kaduna in the case of fundamental rights case involving Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and Malama Zeenah against the Nigerian army, AGF, KDSG, AG Kaduna state. It will be recalled that the FHC Kaduna shirked in its duties when it failed to entertain the case, insisting that the case was similar with another case earlier determined at FHC Abuja. No date has been fixed yet for hearing…

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