Buratai Dares ICC, Tells Troops To Disregard Court’s Investigation

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS),  Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged troops to disregard and not be distracted by the move by International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate war crimes against Nigerian forces in parts of the country. Buratai made the call in a statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sagir Musa, on Saturday in Abuja on the heels of the ICC Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda’s statement that there were reasonable basis to believe that “members of the Nigerian Security Forces (NSF)” had committed acts constituting crimes…

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Nigerian Security Forces Committed Crimes Against Humanity And War Crimes – ICC

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, Ms Fatou Bensouda, has accused Nigerian security forces of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity. Ms. Bensouda mentioned in a statement on Friday that her office’s preliminary investigation showed that Nigerian security forces committed grave crimes against humanity and will pursue their prosecution. The Nigerian Army has been under investigation by the ICC over allegations of grievous rights abuses and extra-judicial killings relating to the crackdown on members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria since December 2015. Find the statement: Statement…

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“I’m Not Afraid of ICC” – Gen Buratai Dares World Court

“Do not be afraid of ICC war crime charges,” the Nigerian Chief of Army Staff. Lt Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai was quoted as telling Nigerian soldiers in an apparent response to comments credited to the ICC Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda. The ICC Prosecutor had on Thursday said her office is paying a close eye on developments in Nigeria, following the attacks on #EndSARS protesters in Lekki, which has drawn international condemnation. “My office has been closely following the events around the current protests in Nigeria and the reaction of Nigeria’s…

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Genocide Memorial: Four Years Of Buhari Crimes Against Humanity

Today  12th December 2019 marks exactly four years since the start of the genocide and crimes against humanity committed by the Buhari Junta. As part of the Genocide Memorial, let us examine more closely a number of these criminal offences witnessed in Zaria in one of the darkest weekends ever seen in the history of Nigeria. 1. Mass extrajudicial killings: On that fateful weekend, the Nigerian Army started the killing spree at about 12:00 noon on Saturday, 12th December. As they shot without provocation, they also dragged the corpses along…

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Zaria Genocide: ICC Accuses Nigeria Of Tampering With Evidence, Non-cooperation

In its recently released Report on Preliminary Examination Activities for 2019, the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has accused the Buhari-led Nigerian government of tampering with and destruction of evidence in respect of the heinous Zaria Massacre of December 2015. The report further accused Nigeria of failing to cooperate with the ICC. The report of the Prosecutor of the ICC on preliminary examinations that was released two days ago, sets out the work of the ICC over the last year looking at countries around…

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IMN Joins The Rest Of The World To Mark International Day Of Justice Today

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria will join the rest of the world to mark the World International Day of Justice later today, Wednesday 17th July, 2019. World Day for International Justice unites all those who wish to support justice, promote rights of the victims, also help in preventing crime that threaten peace, security and well-being of the world. Clearly, there has not been any other singular person in Nigeria today that has been so deprived of Justice as the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. Sheikh…

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Buhari Hosts ICC President Having Poisoned Sheikh Zakzaky In Detention

The President of Judges of The International Criminal Court (ICC), the Nigerian Chile Eboe-Osuji, was received in audience at the Aso Rock Villa by President Muhammadu Buhari even as it is increasingly becoming evident that the maximum tyrant has poisoned the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. It is not clear as yet what the duo discussed but the Nigerian government has been trying to show the World that there is nothing to fear since The ICC implicated the Nigerian security forces (NSF) under the command of Buhari last…

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Nigerian Authorities Has Completely Failed To Address Zaria Massacre – Activist At The UN

Head of Advocacy Islamic Human Rights Commission, has seriously denounced the Nigerian authorities for their complete failure to address the matter of the horrendous Zaria genocide of December, 2015 while speaking on “Human Rights in Nigeria: The Case of Sheikh Zakzaky” on the sidelines of the 39th session of the United Nations on Tuesday. He said there is a complete failure on the part of the Nigerian authorities to address or deal with what happened on December 12 to 14, 2015 and denounced the fact that Sheikh Zakzaky remains in…

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Insecurity: ICC Receives 131 Petitions From Nigeria

The International Criminal Court in the Hague, the Netherlands, said it had received 131 petitions from Nigeria based on killings and general insecurity in the country. The ICC stated this in its latest Preliminary Examination Activities Report on Nigeria. The court stated that the petitions received were in respect of crimes allegedly committed by the Nigerian security forces against civilians during its war against Boko Haram; against members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria; and against members of the Indigenous People of Biafra in the course of their 2017 protests.…

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FG Jitters Before ICC Over Zakzaky, Seeks Concessions

The Federal Government has become very jittery over the tremendous progress that has been made by the ICC in the issue of the Zaria massacre and the continued detention without charges of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. The Buhari government is particularly worried that the International Criminal Court is unrelenting in pursuing the case and seven others against Nigeria. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubabakar Malami (SAN) on Thursday shivered while playing host to the newly elected President of…

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