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Two confirmed dead as police fire at pro-Zakzaky protestors

PRESS RELEASE Police have shot and killed two protestors in the Nigerian capital demonstrating against the continued detention of Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and his wife Mallima Zeenah after their trial was adjourned again today. Reports from the Maitama district of Abuja say there are many

Zakzaky case adjourned again

PRESS RELEASE The hearing of the case against Sheikh Zakzaky and Mallimah Zeenah has been adjourned again, this time until 8 and 9 March. IHRC is deeply concerned for the health of both Sheikh, whose health continues to deteriorate, and Mallimah, who tested positive for

IHRC urges UK Foreign Secretary to help secure Zakzakys’ release

PRESS RELEASE IHRC has written to the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Minister Dominic Raab urging him to intervene and help secure the release the leader of the country’s Islamic Movement, Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and his wife Mallima Zeenah and end their near six-year ordeal.

Mallima Zeenah transferred to hospital, case adjourned until tomorrow

Press Release The trial of Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Mallima Zeenah has been adjourned until tomorrow. Mallima Zeenah, who tested positive for Covid-19 last week, and who had not received any treatment or support from the authorities thus far, was ordered to be

Buhari urged to release Zakzakys after positive Covid-19 diagnosis

PRESS RELEASE IHRC has written to the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to release the unlawfully detained leader of the Islamic Movement and his wife in order to protect them from the spread of Covid-19 in the country’s jails. Simultaneously IHRC has also

COVID-19 Hits Kaduna Prison, As My Mother Tested Positive

A heartfelt call from Mohammed Ibraheem Zakzaky 6 days ago after a routine visit to the Kaduna State prison by my parent’s doctors, my mother complained of fatigue, fever and a complete loss of the ability to smell. The doctors decided to carry out a

Nigeria Digest #135

From: Islamic Human Rights Commission16 January 2021Nigeria Digest #135 (Volume 4 issue 6) – Take Action and write to the Commonwealth. #Free Zakzaky protests continue in Nigeria. Sheikh Zakzaky donated necessities to the IDPs. You can find all the latest actions and information as well as the background to the