Engage Shiites, end unrest, Reps tell Nigerian govt
12 July 2019 | 6:03 am
Engage Shiites, end unrest, Reps tell Nigerian government.
12 Jul 2019
A spokesman for the Islamic Movement in Nigeria recounts his side of clashes that took place between Shiite Muslims and security forces around Nigeria's parliament building, over the imprisonment of Shiite cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky.
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The Islamic Movement in Nigeria says Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky is prevented from seeing his personal doctors as he receives medical treatment in India. Zakzaky has been in custody along with his wife Zeenah Ibrahim since their arrest in December 2015 after violence that saw the army kill some 350 of his followers.
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