Nigerian security forces have killed at least 20 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) during protests calling for the release of senior cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the movement’s leader, this week.
Supporters of senior Nigerian cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky say they have obtained information that four of his followers have died in government custody because of a lack of medical treatment of their gunshot wounds, raising further concerns about a government crackdown on the sheikh’s Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).
Nigerian soldiers have reportedly opened fire on Muslim marchers demanding the release of senior cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, who has been in government custody since 2015.
Fifty Western intellectuals have called on UN chief Antonio Guterres to pressure Nigeria to release top Shia Muslim leader Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, who needs emergency medical treatment.
At least one person has lost his life and several others sustained injuries when Nigerian army opened fire on protesters demanding the release of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been held for four years on trumped-up allegations.
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Former Iraqi Minister Baqer Jabr al-Zubeidi said ISIL ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is hiding in Libya and continues to command terrorist operations from the African country.
In a message, The Islamic Ummah world Assembly called for the liberation of Nigerian prominent Cleric Sheikh Zakzaky.
Police in Nigeria have killed two supporters of jailed Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, who were demanding his release in the capital, Abuja, according to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), an organization that he heads.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Nigeria’s chargé d'affaires to Tehran to express concern over reports on Nigerian Muslim leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky’s deteriorating health condition.