The authorities of Abuja are determined to murder my father, the son of Nigeria’s Muslim leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky revealed, adding that a recently collected blood sample from the cleric contains a high level of toxic substances.
A leading student human rights institute in a letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world body to provide the ground for the freedom and treatment of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky who has been kept in prison by the Nigerian government for the past four years.
Badia Ibraheem Zakzaky, the step daughter of leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, expressed deep concern about her step parents' health conditions after they were wounded and detained by the Nigerian army in Zaria region mid December 2015.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has called for an “independent and thorough” investigation into the sudden death of Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi, who died during a trial court session.
Many people are feared injured or arrested in Nigeria after police attacked peaceful demonstrators who had rallied in support of Palestine and to mark the International Quds Day, condemning decades-long Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories.
The 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.
The remains of nearly 85,000 people murdered in Rwanda's genocide were laid to rest Saturday in a sombre ceremony in Kigali, a quarter of a century after the slaughter.
The United Nations (UN) has warned against the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Libya as fierce fighting rages on between rival forces for control of the capital, Tripoli.
The Iranian foreign ministry on Saturday welcomed as a "positive move" the Nigerian government's permission to prominent Shiite leader Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaki and his wife to go under medical examination and treatment.