Nigerian Police Torture, Deny Access To Medical Care For Arrested Protesters In Abuja

Reports reaching us now indicate that members of the Islamic Movement arrested during the Free Zakzaky procession in Abuja and who are being detained in Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) headquters are dying in SARS custody due to lack of access to medical attention. Many of them were additionally shot before arrest but have been denied medical treatment for the gunshot injuries. Already, consequent on this development, not fewer that four have died in custody since their arrest. To further worsen matters, the police refused to separate the living from the…

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Free Zakzaky Procession Defiantly Holds Again Today In Abuja Despite Police Brutality

Even as police tried to prevent a peaceful free Zakzaky procession today again, thousands of members of the Islamic Movement came out for the procession, chanting slogans and carrying banners and posters. Due to an unusually large turnout of marchers, the procession was broken into two, with the first part held in Wuse and the other carried out towards Sky Memorial, all in Abuja. The two arms of the protest March was completed without an incidence, although police arrived the Wuse part later and started indiscriminately firing tear gas at…

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Sheikh Abdulhameed Provides Updates On Casualties After Burying Six Victims

The Chairman of the Martyrs’ Foundation of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello has given an update on the number of casualties recorded during the latest police brutality in Abuja during the Free Zakzaky protests in the last two days. This is coming after the Islamic Movement buried six of those killed by the police. According to Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello, there are reports of two other corpses with the police at the Special Anti robbery Squad (SARS) headquarters, and one additional corpse, who died last night in detention…

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We exonerate ourselves from Journalist’s, Police commissioner’s death – Islamic Movement

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has distanced itself from the murder of the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations in the FCT, DCP Usman Musa, saying that he may have been a victim of friendly fire. It also absolved itself from the killing of Channels TV reporter, Precious Owolabi, reiterating that his was a clear case of falling victim to a shooting spree embarked upon by the police yesterday. This was made known to newsmen in a press statement issued by Ibrahim Musa, president Media Forum of the…

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Shi’ite killings: Hold Buhari responsible for avoidable deaths, Frank tells ICC

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has said that the numbers of death recorded at Monday’s violent clash between the police and the protesting shi’ite members are avoidable, calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to hold General Muhammadu Buhari responsible. Reacting to the clash which led to the death of many shi’ite members, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and a staff of Channels Television, in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday, in Abuja, Frank demanded…

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Nigerian Police Devise Evil Schemes In Controlling Abuja Free Zakzaky Protests

The Nigerian Police have devised new strategies in ‘controlling’ #FreeZakzaky protests in Abuja and also try to sway public sympathies towards themselves against the Shiites. By this new plot, they massively kill the protesters, evacuate the corpses and abduct surviving victims who are undergoing treatment even in hospitals. They next kill one of their own and set government properties ablaze for a smear campaign against the protesters. They then follow all these with a massive media hype consisting of hundreds of lies to justify and cover up their actions. However,…

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Amnesty Knocks Police Over Reckless Killings Of Protesters In Abuja

Amnesty International has condemned the use of live bullets to disperse protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). The police had earlier today cracked-down on the Shiites demanding the freedom of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, killing six, with many left injured. Reacting to the attack on the protesters, Seun Bakare, Programme Manager at Amnesty International Nigeria, described the police action as “reckless use of lethal force” while calling on the police to exercise restraint in the use of force against protesters. Bakare said, “This new crackdown is part…

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Breaking: Police Raid Abuja Hospital, Evacuate Injured Members of Islamic Movement

In continuation of their fury, the Nigerian Police have raided the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada and evacuated 11 injured victims, who were earlier shot by them in Abuja during the Free Zakzaky protest. The victims were rushed to the hospital and were receiving treatment before the police arrived in a commando style at about 05:00pm local time, shooting in the air to scare people, and made away with the injured victims in hilux vans. It is not clear where they took the victims to.

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Show Of Shame In Abuja As Police Unleash Their Fury In Abuja Free Zakzaky Protest

Abuja today yet again witnessed one of the worst cases of blatant trampling of the rights of citizens ever seen in the Federal Capital, when joint security forces consisting of both uniformed men and officers of the Nigerian Police Force and others in mufti, unleashed their fury on a Free Zakzaky protest by members of the Islamic Movement. [Graphic images: Viewers discretion advised] The procession, attended by several thousands of persons, including very young children, the aged, women and the physically challenged, met with an extreme rage indicative of deep…

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Armed Joint Security Forces Attack Free Zakzaky Protest In Kaduna

Joint Security forces this evening in Kaduna unleashed their fury on members of the Islamic Movement during a peaceful Free Zakzaky procession in Kaduna as they opened fire at close range without warning. As a result, they injured a number of people, who were left with gunshot wounds of varying degrees of severity. It has not yet been confirmed the exact number of casualties or if any one has been martyred.

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