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NIGERIA UPDATE & ALERT

IHRC welcomes the announcement by the UN Special Rapporteur for Nigeria, that he will be visiting Mu’allim Ibrahim Al-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic opposition, who has been imprisoned since September 1996.

IHRC Rapporteurs Return from Turkey: Preliminary Statement

IHRC Rapporteurs were deeply concerned upon their arrival to hear of the case of a 14 year old protestor (name witheld), who mounted a pseudo-Marxist demonstration against university fees, outside the Turkish Parliament building in Ankara.

WHEN WILL NIGERIA RELEASE AL-ZAKZAKY?

The Islamic Human Rights Commission notes that despite the release of some political prisoners in Nigeria, no Muslims from the Muslim Brotherhood, held simply for their beliefs have been released by the junta.