Fundamental Rights Case Of Islamic Movement Members At FHC Kaduna, 3 Respondents Failed To Show Up

Three of the eight respondents in the case instituted by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria seeking for the enforcement of the fundamental rights of members of the Movement at the Federal High Court, Kaduna failed to show up at all when the matter came up for mention. When the case was called, no counsels announced appearances for the sixth to eighth defendants, the Director General of Department of State Security (DSS), The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) although all were found to…

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The injustice against el-Zakzaky – and the Shiites

Assume that on Saturday, December 12, 2015 the Shiites preparing for a programme at their centre in Zaria did indeed confront the military. Assume that they indeed blocked the road at the Chief of Army Staff and heckled the senior army officers in that motorcade. This was said to be the trigger that set the soldiers amok, returning almost immediately, armed to the teeth, to exterminate everybody in that premises. What then was the reason for the Army’s action overnight on Sunday, December 13. Unsatisfied about the scores of defenceless…

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A Daily Free Zakzaky Sit-out Planned For Abuja From Next Week

A group of Concerned Nigerians, Human Rights groups, organizations and activists have completed plans to conduct a daily #FreeZakzaky Sit-Out in Abuja for about three weeks, to draw attention to the deteriorating health status of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and demand an end to the incessant killing of Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. The daily sit-out is scheduled to start on Wednesday, 17th January, 2018 at Unity Fountain by 10:00am daily, according to a statement by the organizers. It is expected to last for three weeks and is expected…

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Free Zakzaky Protests Break Out In Major Cities To Call Attention To Deteriorating Health Conditions Of The Sheikh

Free Zakzaky processions were carried out in major towns of Northern Nigeria to press for the freedom of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky because of the news of his deteriorating state of health. Protests had taken place in Kaduna, Kano and Bauchi among several other places yesterday night. In Kaduna, hundreds of members of the Movement and sympathizers came out on at least three occasions to demonstrate in demand for immediate freedom for the Sheikh to enable him go to seek urgent treatment. Also in other major cities, like Katsina, Zaria, Azare…

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Police Kill IMN Member As They Protest Govt Negligence On Health Of Detained Leader In Kad

At least one member of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has been shot dead by police when they attacked a peaceful protest by members calling for the need for serious medical attention by the detained leader of the Movement Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. Members of the Movement of were on a peaceful protest along Kano road by Ahmadu Bello Way when police clamped down on them without any warning shooting with life bullets and firing teargas randomly. Police were seen by members of the public aiming and shooting at unarmed protesters…

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Emir Sanusi’s Diatribe Against Shi’ah and The Islamic Movement

In the wake of the Zaria massacre of December, 20115 so many people had brought out their age-long animosity towards the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzkay and the Movement. One of such rants emanated from  no other than the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II (Popularly called SLS). The flamboyant Emir, who was initially mislabeled a Shiite, by his opponents  at the initial stages of his tumultuous reign, was overhead declaring that this country was a Sunni one from inception and must not tolerate any…

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