Nigerian forces kill Zakzaky supporter in Abuja
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.
Nigeria’s Zakzaky: A religious figure in deadly thrall to government
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.
Islamic institute condemns Nigeria for ‘inhumane’ treatment of Sheikh Zakzaky
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.
Islamic Movement in Nigeria marks 4th anniv. of Zaria Massacre
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.
Nigeria uses live fire to disperse Muslims marking 2015 massacre anniversary
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.
Iran pursuing case of Nigerian cleric's health via diplomatic channels:
Foreign Ministry:
Iran constantly pursues the case of Nigeria’s top Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky through diplomatic contacts with the Nigerian government in line with efforts to help improve his health, says the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman.
Nigeria transfers Sheikh Zakzaky, wife to 'dilapidated' jail
Nigerian authorities transfer top Shia cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife to a dilapidated prison, where many detainees have so far died due to lack of medical attention.
Court orders DSS to send Sheikh Zakzaky to prison
At the resumed hearing of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky’s trial, the Kaduna State High Court ordered Nigeria’s intelligence agency, the Department of State Security (DSS), to hand over custody of the cleric to the Nigerian Correctional Service.
Nigerian Muslim leader languishing in jail despite court's ruling
In a statement issued to the press, the Islamic movement in Nigeria described the continuous detention of Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat as one of the worst violations of the rule of law.
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