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Letter to UN re denial of passports to Sheikh Zakzaky and Mallimah Zeenah

Madame Michelle Bachelet JeriaOffice of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)Palais Wilson52 Rue des PaquisCH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland 27 January 2022 Dear Madam High Commissioner Re: Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and Mallimah Zakzaky I am writing to urge your intervention to help secure necessary travel


UN pressed to investigate murder of Iranian scientist

PRESS RELEASE – IHRC is urging the United Nations to investigate the murder of an Iranian nuclear scientist last month. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed when his car was sprayed with bullets in the town of Absard, to the east of Tehran, on 27 November. Although

UN urged to intervene in Zakzaky case on Human Rights Day

PRESS RELEASE – NIGERIA IHRC has written to the United Nations’ High Commissioner for Human Rights urging her to intervene in the case of the beleaguered leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah al-Zakzaky. The plea comes on

IHRC drafts report for UN on Nigeria rights abuses

PRESS RELEASE – NIGERIA: IHRC drafts report for UN on Nigeria rights abuses IHRC has submitted a report to the United Nations higlighting systematic state abuse in the authorities’ treatment of the country’s Islamic Movement. The report has been written for the upcoming review by

New report highlights illegality of US sanctions

Islamic Human Rights Commission 15 January 2019 PRESS RELEASE – Worldwide: New report highlights cost and illegality of US sanctions The use by the United States of sanctions as an instrument to effect regime change and coerce nations should be challenged more robustly by the