Post Tagged with: "Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky"

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari urged to free Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

November 9, 2017 1:43 am
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari urged to free Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

Protesters from the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) carry banners during a march to press for the release of their leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, on August 11, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been strongly urged to release the African country’s […]

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Nigerian police tear-gas Zakzaky supporters

January 26, 2017 1:00 pm
Nigerian police tear-gas Zakzaky supporters

Police in Nigeria have used teargas to disperse peaceful protesters demanding the release of the country’s top Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, Press TV reports. Violence erupted on Wednesday as hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) were peacefully protesting in front of the National Assembly […]

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Amnesty International urges end to ‘unlawful’ detention of Nigerian cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

January 16, 2017 9:20 pm
Amnesty International urges end to ‘unlawful’ detention of Nigerian cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Amnesty International has called on the Nigerian government to comply with a court ruling that calls for an end to the “unlawful” detention of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the country’s top Shia Muslim cleric. “Zakzaky is being unlawfully detained,” Amnesty […]

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Human Rights Watch urges Nigeria to free heikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, halt suppression of Shia group

December 14, 2016 10:30 pm
Human Rights Watch urges Nigeria to free heikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, halt suppression of Shia group

Shia Muslims call for the release of cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, in Cikatsere, Nigeria, April 1, 2016. (Photo by AP) Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Nigeria to end its heavy-handed crackdown on a mainstream Shia group led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and release the prominent cleric from prison. In […]

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Nigeria relocates Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, spouse over assassination attempt fears

December 11, 2016 3:00 am
Nigeria relocates Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, spouse over assassination attempt fears

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky The detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife have been relocated to an undisclosed safe location amid fears of assassination attempts. According to reports, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and Zeenat were moved to the unnamed detention […]

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Nigerian authorities urge prosecution of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

December 6, 2016 10:30 pm
Nigerian authorities urge prosecution of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

This file photo taken on August 11, 2016 in northern Nigerian city of Kano shows protesters rallying for the release of Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat. (Photo by AFP) Authorities in a Nigerian state have called for the prosecution of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky who was recently ordered to be […]

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Nigeria court rules Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky must be released ‘immediately’

December 2, 2016 10:30 pm
Nigeria court rules Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky must be released ‘immediately’

The photo shows protesters from the Islamic Movement in Nigeria holding a banner with a photograph of detained Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, August 11, 2016. (Photo by AFP) A Nigerian court has ruled that Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the jailed leader of the […]

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Nigeria’s Islamic Movement pledges to challenge Kaduna state ban through ‘legal’ channels

October 8, 2016 6:10 pm
Nigeria’s Islamic Movement pledges to challenge Kaduna state ban through ‘legal’ channels

File photo taken in northern Nigerian city of Kano, on August 11, 2016 shows demonstrators from the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) chanting slogans and demanding the release of prominent cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky who has been in detention without charge or trial since late 2015. (Photo by AFP) The […]

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Nigerian state of Kaduna bans main Shia group led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

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Nigerian state of Kaduna bans main Shia group led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

Shia Muslims call for the release of cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, in Cikatsere, Nigeria, April 1, 2016. (Photo by AP) The Nigerian state of Kaduna has declared a mainstream Shia group led by Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky as illegal as a state crackdown against the Muslim community continues. The Kaduna state government warned on Friday […]

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Nigeria given 7-day ultimatum to release Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

September 28, 2016 6:20 pm
Nigeria given 7-day ultimatum to release Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

Detained Nigerian Shia cleric sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky (file photo) A group in Nigeria has renewed its demand for the unconditional release of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky from detention. The group, Save Zakzaky’s Life, issued on Tuesday a seven-day ultimatum to the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to release […]

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