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Digest #140: Nigerian State attacks Ashura Procession in Zaria

Introduction Donate Victims Pictures From the Procession   Introduction 8/8/2022 Today the Nigerian Security forces, on orders of Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State, fired at and murdered at least seven members of the local Shiite Muslim community, as well as leaving over

Quds Day In Nigeria & Sheikh Zakzaky’s Passport

Quds Day Arrests Sheikh Zakzakys’ Passport Case Locations of Quds Day Protests in Nigeria, 2022   Quds Day Arrests Across the World, rallies and marches were held for International Quds Day. Most of them passed without incident and saw large numbers turn out to support

Mallima Zeenah speaks about the Zaria Massacre

Watch the respected Mallima Zeenah Ibrahim recount in brief the events of the Zaria massacre in December 2015. To find out more about the massacre and incarceration of more than a thousand including Mallimah Zeenah, and also the killings of more than a thousand, including

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Zakzakys fight for return of passports

PRESS RELEASE – Nigerian security forces will answer in the Federal High Court tomorrow why they are not returning the passports of the recently freed leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and his wife Mallimah Zeenah. Since the pair were released

IHRC condemns bloody police attack on Nigeria rally

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

Nigerian police shoot at Islamic commemoration, fatalities reported

PRESS RELEASE: At least two people have been reported killed with many more injured in the Nigerian capital Abuja after police opened fire with live ammunition at a peaceful procession of Shia Muslims marking the 40th day anniversary of Ashura. Tens of thousands of people