Book Review: DECEMBER 2015 MASSACRE OF SHIITES IN NIGERIA – Survivors Accounts By Ibrahim Musa

December 12th to 14th, 2015 will pass in the annals of Nigerian history as one of the darkest weekends, when a unit of the Nigerian Army was sent to exterminate the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, its structures and leadership. By the time the operation was over in the early morning hours of December the 14th, over a thousand unarmed civilians were killed with some burned in the most gruesome manner. This is not new to most of those following the news from Nigeria for the past four years, mostly due…

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Elrufai’s Warped Talk On Sheikh Zakzaky can’t Distract From imminent Course Of Justice

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have told President Muhammadu Buhari and Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to watch their backs as the day of reckoning was nearer than they ever thought. This was disclosed in a statement released by the President of the Media Forum of the Movement, Malam Ibrahim Musa, while responding to comments credited to the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-rufai, that so long as he remains governor, Sheikh Zakzaky would not be free. The statement further said that rather than the Kaduna State governor to…

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Zaria Massacre: Survivor Narates Ordeal To BBC

Nigerian government massacred over 1000 of Shekih Zakzaky’s followers in Zaria in 2015. More than 150 were killed in 2018. More were killed in 2019. Hundreds have disappeared since Dec. 2015. Jummai Karofi has not seen her three children since a government crackdown on the Shia organisation she’s a part of; the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Jummai talked to BBC. “Not knowing is worse than actually seeing the dead body of your own,” she said.

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Sheikh Zakzaky’s Fate Not In The Hands Of El-Rufai -IMN Tell AGF

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has reacted angrily to the comments credited to the Federal Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, that Sheikh Zakzaky could not be freed along with the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki and activist Sowere because, he, Sheikh Zakzaky was being held by Kaduna state and not the federal government. In a swift reaction however, the President of the Media Forum of the Islamic Movement, Malam Ibrahim Musa in a statement, accused the AGF of being economical with the truth in…

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Six US Lawmakers Urge Nigerian Govt to Respect Rule of Law

Six United States lawmakers, including Senate Minority Leader, ranking Senator Charles Schumer, have cautioned Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) against the disregard of the rule of law under civilian Dictator Muhammadu Buhari’s regime. The position of the US legislators was contained in a letter addressed to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. This is coming at a time the American government has also placed Nigeria under a special watch list of countries with religious persecution. The other lawmakers who signed the letter were…

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Buhari’s Government, Not Sheikh Zakzaky Deserves Criminal Trial

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has reacted angrily at a statement credited to Nigeria’s Information Minister, Mr. Lai Mohammed in response to the inclusion of Nigeria in the US Watch List of countries that engage in or tolerate severe forms of violations of religious freedom. Mr. Lai was quoted as saying that the detained leader of the Islamic Movement is being held for criminal offences and not for religious reasons. But in a swift reaction to the Minister’s comments, the President of the Media Forum of the Islamic Movement, Malam…

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Sheikh Zakzaky, Followers The Most Oppressed In The History Of Nigeria – Human Rights Activist

A human rights Activist, Dr. Clement Peter, has warned Tyrant Major General Buhari that nothing he will do will intimidate Nigerians. He made this assertion in a series of tweets this evening using his Twitter handle, @DrClementPeter1 this evening. Dr. Peter particularly made reference to the oppression of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his followers, “who are the most oppressed in the history of Nigeria.” According to the Human Right Activist, there is no one in the world who is as victimized as…

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Religious Intolerance: US Places Nigeria On Special Watch List

The United States government has placed Nigeria on the special watch list of states that had engaged in or tolerated the severe violation of religious freedom. This was made known to the public by the US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo in a statement in Washington on Friday. This followed the release of the 2018 report of the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom, which recommended Nigeria’s designation as a country of particular concern. The report noted that the Federal and State governments in Nigeria have continued to suppress…

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We Are Vehemently Opposed To Subjecting Sheikh Zakzaky To Further Hardships In Whatever Guise

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria condemns the wicked antics adopted today in court by the Kaduna state government through their prosecuting counsels aimed at humiliating our leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, and subjecting him to further hardships. These mischievous moves by the Elrufai government were equally meant to ridicule the formidable legal team of the Sheikh, who had consistently defeated the government’s team in all cases thus far, including securing a landmark favourable judgement ordering the immediate release of the ailing Sheikh and his wife, both of whom the government is…

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Govt Set To Destabilize The Legal Team Of The Islamic Movt As Successive Victories In Courts Frighten Them

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has recorded a formidable number of victories in various courts across the country since the Federal Governments’ persecution of its members began four years ago with the infamous genocide in Zaria by the murderous Buhari Army. While the Buhari government’s main strategy was to use its might and its monopoly of violence through its Army and police to inflict a maximal lethal blow on the leadership and membership of the Islamic Movement, the later’s main focus was hinged on the dual approach of civil protests…

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