PRESS STATEMENT DO YOU KNOW ? HISTORIC COURT JUDGEMENT AND FREE ZAKZAKY

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday (02/12/2016) ordered the unconditional release of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenat Ibraheem. Delivering the judgment, the Presiding Judge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole held that the continued detention of Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife by state instrumentality was an arbitrary act. Justice Kolawole said no extant law within the country’s statutory legal frameworks and external ones subscribed to by the state had allowed anybody to be held against his or her wishes.

OBEY COURT ORDER, FREE THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT OF NIGERIA (IMN) LEADER IBRAHIM EL-ZAKZAKY AND OTHERS, THE NIGERIAN WAILERS TELLS BUHARI AND THE DSS

We call on the Federal Government of Nigeria, (FGN) led by the President Muhammadu Buhari and the Department of Security Service, (DSS) to release the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Mr. Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and others with immediate effect.

The court, an Abuja Judicial Division of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, on Friday the 2nd of December, 2016, gave an order for the release of the leader of the Shi’a Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

PRESS RELEASE - Nigeria: IHRC gives qualified welcome to court order to free Islamic Movement leader

IHRC welcomes today's order by Nigeria's High Court for the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, after almost a year in detention.

The court in the capital Abuja ordered that the state security services free Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah within 45 days and also pay each compensation of 25million Naira (US$79,000).

PRESS RELEASE : WAILING WAILERS

PRESS RELEASE: OBEY COURT ORDER, FREE THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT OF NIGERIA (IMN) LEADER IBRAHIM EL-ZAKZAKY AND OTHERS, THE NIGERIAN WAILERS TELLS BUHARI AND THE DSS.

We call on the Federal Government of Nigeria, (FGN) led by the President Muhammadu Buhari and the Department of Security Service, (DSS) to release the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Mr. Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and others with immediate effect.

BREAKING: Court Orders Immediate Release of Nigeria IMN leader, Shaikh Zakzaky

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Friday ordered the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky.

Shaikh Zakzaky was arrested by the military on December 14, 2015, after a clash between the movement and officers of the Nigerian army. The army killed at least 347 members of the group.

Malam Zakzaky approached the court to demand his release, months after he was arrested without being charged to Court. He asked the Court to declare that his arrest and continued detention violated his fundamental rights.

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