Zakzaky Foundation South Africa Condemns Brutalities Against Ashura Mourners In Nigeria

The South Africa-based Zakzaky Foundation has issued a strongly worded statement condemning the recent brutalities perpetuated by government against members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during Ashura mourning rituals. In the statement dated 2nd September 2020 signed by Rosheni Khaled,the Foundations Secretary-General, the Foundation noted that the “Saudi backed Buhari regime have intensified its several abuses and human rights violations upon the Islamic Movement in Nigeria this Muharram.” these attacks have intensified. The Foundation therefore called on the International community to hold the rogue Buhari regime accountable for the…

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Another Victim Of Last Weekend’s Police Shooting Dies In Kaduna

The death has just occurred this evening of yet another Victim of Police brutality of last Sunday in Kaduna during the Ashura mourning procession, Muhammad Sani. Until his demise, he was one of the dozens of victims of Police brutality who sustained and was nursing injuries in Kaduna. Muhammad Sani was shot at the chest and the thigh and was admitted in a hospital before he lost the battle to maintain his earthly life and attain victory through martyrdom.

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80-Year-Old Holds Free Zakzaky Poster Around Buhari’s Daura Streets As He Joins Procession

This year’s Ashura procession in Daura, the hometown of President Buhari, was uniquely enlightened with the participation of elderly men, including an 80-year-old Malam Sani Liman Dattijo, who held high a free-Zakzaky poster as they traversed the nook and crannies of the town. Malam Sani, who identified himself as a member of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and a very strong supporter of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, said he decided to join the procession to add his voice to the Free Zakzaky campaign. He said that Buhari is only oppressing Sheikh…

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Video: Watch How Members Of The Islamic Movt Held Ashura Procession In Zaria

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria resident in Zaria took to the streets of the ancient town to mark this year’s Ashura, a religious rite in commemoration of the brutal killing of Imam Hussein (AS). The procession was largely peaceful in its entirety, except that the Zaria Area Command of the Police force, arrived the venue at the conclusion of the procession and opened fire on the dispersing mourners, injuring dozens of people. This video is being brought for people to see how police attack an entirely…

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Press Statement: Police kill 2 shiites, Elrufai must be called to order

Heavily armed policemen today opened fire in Zaria and Kaduna on religious mourners soon after completing this year’s Ashura processions (A religious rite held by Shiites globally on the 10th of Muharram Islamic calendar). As a consequence of these unprovoked attacks, two people in Kaduna lost their lives while many others were injured in both Kaduna and Zaria. Undoubtedly, these Policemen taking direct orders of Kaduna state Governor, who also was responsible for similar attack in Kaduna only a week earlier, that also resulted in the death of two people…

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Members Of The Islamic Movt Mark Ashura In Over 300 Towns Across Nigeria

The Nigerian government-backed fight against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leadership today suffered a huge setback as hundreds of thousands of members of the Movement took to the streets of over 300 towns across Nigeria, including the southern towns in Imo, Rivers, Delta, Edo, Lagos and Oyo states to mark this year’s Ashura. This year’s Ashura procession was tagged “the victory of blood over swords” in clear reference not only to the victory of Imam Hussein’s revolution over swords of his enemies but also an indication of the…

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Policemen Caught On Video Burning Own Vehicle To Frame Up Members Of The Islamic Movement; IGP petitioned, IMN calls for probe

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has called on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to urgently investigate the setting on fire of police operational vehicle on Saturday (22/08/2020) in Kaduna when a detachment from the Kaduna police command attacked a group of mourners without provocation and was seen setting their vehicle on fire. This was contained in a petition written to the IGP, Mohammed Adamu, and signed by the President of the Movement’s Media Forum, Ibrahim Musa, calling on him to set up an investigation panel as a matter of urgency…

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Three Killed As Bitter Elrufa’i Unleash Fury On Shiites In Kaduna

At least 3 members of the Islamic Movement were today, Saturday evening, at Hayin Bello neighborhood violently killed by a team of policemen sent by the embittered governor, elRufai during their solemn Ashura session. This was made known to journalists by the President Media Forum of the Islamic Movement, Malam Ibrahim Musa, in a press statement. Malam Ibrahim Musa said a police vehicle that brought the assailants fell into the gutter and went up in flames as they tried to disappear from the scene, thereby torching a nearby house. Reflection-online…

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Two Killed As Elrufai Vents Anger On Kaduna Shiites Performing Ashura Mourning Session

Reports reaching us indicate that Governor Nasiru Elrufai, fresh from the pains of being de-invited to the annual conference of the NBA and the support of that by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, has sent a combined forces of armed men and thugs to violently attack members of the Movement who were conducting the Ashura mourning session in Kaduna. At least two members of the Islamic Movement were killed by the rampaging forces. Below are some of the victims of the police brutality. Viewers discretion adviced. Details shortly…

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Ashura Mourning Sessions Commence Across The Country

Hundreds of thousands of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, today joined the rest of the Islamic World to mark the Annual Ashura Mourning with solemn sessions held across most of the towns and villages. The Ashura mourning is usually carried out at the start of the Islamic calendar year from the first day of the first month, Al-muharram, to commemorate the brutal murder of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) at Karbala. Below is a cross-section of pictures on the first day:

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