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Shaykh Zakzaky- A Hundred Day Protest

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SHAFAQNA- In solidarity with a global series of rallies, the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) staged a protest and vigil for Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky in London, in support of the one hundred continuous days of demonstrations in Nigeria,…

Book written on "2015 Zaria massacre" launched in Kaduna

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SHAFAQNA- The Kaduna zone of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has on Sunday, 11th of March, 2018, launched a book written on "2015 Zaria Massacre". The spectacular event took place at the premises of Fudiyyah D/Madami, H/Rigasa Kaduna with numerous…

Nigerian forces kill Shia scholar "Sheikh Qaseem Sokoto" in a peaceful Free Zakzaky protest

SHAFAQNA-Sheikh Qaseem Umar Sokoto was shot by Nigeria Police, while peacefully protesting for the release of Sheikh Zakzaky, after about two weeks he finally attained martyrdom today Monday 5th January 2018. The death has occurred of…

Sheikh Zakzaky’s Daughter Tells about Army’s Massacre in Zaria

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SHAFAQNA- Zakiya Zakzaky, a stepdaughter of prominent Shia cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, in an interview with IQNA talked about last year’s massacre in Zaria. On December 12 last…

Nigerian Shia reject 'secret trials'

SHAFAQNA- Nigeria's Shia community has rejected what it calls a “secret trial” of 191 people detained over a Dec. 12 stand-off between protestors and the army. Shia spokesman Ibrahim Musa insisted in a statement on Thursday that any court…

IHRC fears worst for Nigerian Shia leader Zakzaky; no evidence that the Sheikh is still alive

SHAFAQNA - IHRC is deeply worried abut the safety of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, the leader of Nigeria’s peaceful Islamic Movement, the NGO said in a statement. Sheikh Zakzaky is reported to have been shot 4 times last Sunday, when the army…

Zaria Army Genocide: Free Sheikh Zakzaky Now!

SHAFAQNA - In the name of Allah, the destroyer of tyrants… The alleged assassination attempt as traded by the spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, has now come to be known for what it really was - an orchestrated work of Zionists who oversee…

Al-Wefaq Condemns Nigeria Heinous Crime, Urges Release of Sheikh Al-Zakzaky

SHAFAQNA - Bahrain's main opposition group Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society denounced what it described as "the heinous crime" that hit Nigeria, leaving many innocent people killed. In a statement issued on Wednesday (December 16, 2015),…

Family of Sheikh Zakzaky: Unclear If He is Dead or Unwell

SHAFAQNA - In a recent phone conversation with the son of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, we learned that Mr. Zakzaky’s family has not spoken directly to him since his arrest on Sunday. Ibrahim…

Mass grave discovered in Nigeria

SHAFAQNA - According to the Human Rights Commission there are credible evidences, including but not solely, photographs and testimonies of mass graves where the army operated a series of raids against Shiite communities near and around Zaria. Several…