The Shuhada Foundation of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria said available statistics show one thousand and twenty seven of its members have been killed in violent attacks by the security forces.
A teenage boy has been killed after Nigerian police used live ammunition to disperse protesters demanding the release of jailed Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky in the country’s northwestern state of Kaduna.
Addressing the annual summit of the African Union (AU) leaders, the chairman of the bloc heavily criticized the US’ so-called peace plan in Middle East.
Nigerian forces have killed one individual in an attack on protesters demanding the release of jailed Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky in the capital, Abuja.
Badia Ibraheem Zakzaky, daughter of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, expressed deep concern about her father's health conditions after being transferred to the general prison ward, saying that he does not have any access to doctors.
The Nigerian government, whether at the behest of some of its more powerful allies or acting on a fatal misconception, is continuing to enact a campaign of deadly dehumanization against the country’s Muslim religious icon and his thousands-strong followers.
Al-Mustafa International University, an Islamic academic institution in Iran, has condemned the Nigerian government’s “inhumane” and “unlawful” treatment of jailed senior Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky as well as the silence of the international community and so-called human rights organizations on the crime.
Supporters of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky held a peaceful protest in Abuja to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the 2015 Zaria Massacre where over 345 people were killed at the hands of the Nigerian army.
Nigerian security forces have used live fire to confront a protest marking the fourth anniversary of state-authorized massacre against the country’s Muslim community.