Tag: sheikh zakzaky
Eye-witnesses report that the dead and wounded were targeted by sniper fire as they tried to stage a peaceful protest
Demonstrators took to the streets in London, Geneva, Toronto, Turkey, Denmark, Indonesia and Pakistan on Sunday 15 April 2018
Prince Deji Adeyanju was arrested and taken away to an unknown location by armed police as he took part in the daily protests
Update on last week events including the daily sit outs and protests in Abuja, killing of senior movement scholar Sheikh Qaseem Umar by Nigerian Police and Abuja court decision to dismiss cases against movement members arrested during last month's peaceful FreeZakzaky processions.
In the letter to the High Commissioner George Adesola Oguntade, IHRC urges him to allow the sheikh to travel abroad to receive specialist care.
This matter has now dragged on for two years and has become a major blemish on Nigeria’s good name in the international arena
The move came as judges sat to hear a government appeal against a court order made over a year ago that Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife be released.