PRESS RELEASE: IHRC condemns the unprovoked and wanton attack yesterday by police against a Shia religious procession in Nigeria Eight people are now confirmed dead and many more injured after the attack by police on the peaceful procession in the capital, Abuja. Police opened fire
Islamic Movement targeted once more IHRC has received reports that police in Sokoto have fired live ammunition on mourners dispersing after the annual Ashura procession. Reports state that at least one person has been killed, two are in critical condition and several others injured. Witnesses
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IHRC is concerned that once again Nigerian authorities have chosen to target those members of the Islamic Movement choosing to peacefully commemorate the day of Ahsura with mourning processions and ceremonies. Whilst such gathering by other groups face no such ire in Nigeria, every year
PRESS RELEASE Police in the Nigerian capital Abuja have opened fire with live ammunition at a peaceful procession of Shia Muslims marking the annual 40th day anniversary of Ashura. The marchers were fired on as they started the march after Friday prayers at one of
IHRC’s Arzu Merali joins Press TV to give an update on the situation of the Islamic Movement and Sheikh Zakzaky.
PRESS RELEASE At least three people are dead and many more wounded after police opened fire with live ammunition on marchers in Nigeria taking part in annual Ashura processions. The fatalities were reported in Kaduna state and include a minor who was shot in the
Use the information, model letter email and contacts below to demand justice in Nigeria Background Requested Action Model email Recipient addresses Background Police have opened fire on several Ashura processions. Several people are reported to have been killed and dozens injured. Heavy police presence is