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Shi’ites Drag Ex-Police IG, Army Chief Before UN, EU For ‘Killing 78 Free-El-Zakzaky Protesters In Three Years’




The Islamic Motion in Nigeria (IMN), in any other case often called Shi’ites, has dragged the previous Inspector Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu and former Chief of Military Employees, Tukur Buratai earlier than the Unted Nations and European Union for alleged killing 78 members of the group in three years throughout peaceable protests to demand the discharge of their chief, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. 


IMN in a petition dated Might twenty eighth 2021 and signed by Secretary Educational Discussion board of the motion, Abdullahi Musa known as on  worldwide organisations to take mandatory actions towards the perpetrators of the alleged crime towards humanity.

The group mentioned it could not cease to demand for justice within the killing of unarmed and harmless protesters who launched into peaceable protests towards the continued detention of their chief, El-Zakzaky.

The motion said that two journalists and two law enforcement officials have been additionally killed by the police whereas clamping down on the group between 2018 and 2021.


The petition, which was sighted by SaharaReporters, was addressed to the Nation Representatives United Nations and Head of Delegation to Nigeria, European Union, with the names of the victims.

The sect mentioned the killing of unarmed protesters was a transparent violation of guidelines of engagement and subsequently known as on the UN and EU to ask the previous safety chiefs who allowed the atrocities to be dedicated underneath their watch.

The petition mentioned, “The protest was began on Monday, January 8, 2018. Ever since then, and in lower than 4 years, the mixture of the Military and the police has with full intent murdered practically 4 scores free-Zakzaky protesters, 78 to be extra exact; 2 journalists, 2 law enforcement officials and lots of passers-by [Abuja residents].

“First, within the yr 2018; on Tuesday, January 9, at Wuse Zone 6, by Sky Memorial, some FCT law enforcement officials shot Sheikh Qaseem Umar Sokoto within the leg which subsequently led to his unlucky loss of life on the fifth of February, 27 days after the incident. But, on Wednesday, January 10, they opened hearth at Space 2, Garki. They killed 3 with cruelty- Aminu Ibraheem Gashua, Adamu Salis Dunari and Bilyaminu Mika’ilu. On Monday, April 16, they killed Ahmad Rufa’i on the Nationwide Human Rights Fee.

“On Saturday, October 27, in the course of the Arbaeen Symbolic Trek and free-Zakzaky protest, officers of the Nigerian Military killed 5 individuals at a time at Zuba. Two days later, Monday, October 29, troopers of the Presidential Guards Brigade, a unit of the Nigerian Military, then underneath Brigadier Common Umar Tama Musa, waylaid Sheikh Zakzaky’s followers at Kubo checking-point, near Mogadishu Barrack. There, they massacred 42 Ashura mourners on the march.” 

The sect additionally known as on the Nigerian authorities to launch their chief and his spouse, Zeenat who’ve been detained since December 2015 after a violent conflict with the convoy of the previous Chief of Military Employees in Zaria, which led to the loss of life of many members of the group.

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