ALERT: International Call for prayers for Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky


IHRC calls on all Muslims to pray for Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, whose health is deteriorating in the midst of his long imprisonment.

IHRC is calling on everyone to ask for prayers for the Sheikh after Jumuah prayers this Friday 19 January 2018.

Zakzaky and his wife Mallima Zeenah have been held in detention by the Nigerian Security Services without charge and without access to medical treatment since December 2015, when the Nigerian military launched an attack on his residence and various sites of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria. This attack resulted in the deaths of a thousand members of the movement and a similar number of arrests and detentions.

To find out more about the incident read IHRC’s submission to the International Criminal Court here

To find out how you can help further please visit the IHRC FreeZakzaky campaign page here

Free Zakzaky!

Please download the PDF if you need the call to be given in writing to your Jummah (Friday prayers) organiser.

Email videos and photos from your Jumuah prayers remembering Sheikh Zakzaky to

For more information please contact or call +44 20 8904 4222. Find the campaign on Twitter @ihrc.