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IMN: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia behind Nigeria’s deadly crackdown on Zakzaky’s supporters

8 August 2019 The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) tells Iranian state-owned Press TV that the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia have been behind the Abuja government’s bloody crackdown on supporters of senior Muslim figure Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been jailed for over four years. Mohammad Hassan Shojaeifard, representative of Sheikh Zakzaky in Iran, said in an interview with …

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Human Rights Watch condemns Omoyele Sowore’s detention

7 August 2019 Human Rights Watch has issued a strong-worded condemnation of the arrest and detention of Sahara Reporters publisher and activist Omoyele Sowore. The press statement is published in full below. Nigeria: Activist’s Detention a Sign of Growing Intolerance Release or charge detainee; allow peaceful protests The detention of  a pro-democracy activist on August 4, 2019 may well signify the Nigerian government’s growing intention …

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