June 2016

PRESS STATEMENT ALL SET FOR PEACEFUL INTERNATIONAL QUDS DAY MARCHES TOMORROW IN MORE THAN 24 CITIES ACROSS THE NATION

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) has been in the forefront in observing the Quds Day which is well attended by both Muslims and non-Muslims alike on the last Friday of Ramadan for several decades now. This year's event is set to hold tomorrow Friday 26 Ramadan, 1437 equivalent to 1st July, 2016.

NIGERIA: Open letter to Buhari on possible Quds Day 2016 attacks

Fears of further army violence against the Islamic Movement of Nigeria must be addressed.

H.E. President Muhammadu Buhari
President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Office of the President
Aso Rock, Abuja
Nigeria

Wednesday 29 June 2016

Dear President Buhari,
The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) is writing to you to raise concerns about information we have received that the Nigerian Army will be in attendance and a threatening force at the annual Al Quds Day rally on Friday 1 July 2016.

*Quds Day 2016: IHRC writes An Open Letter to President Buhari:*

H.E. President Muhammadu Buhari
President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Office of the President
Aso Rock, Abuja
Nigeria

Wednesday 29 June 2016

Dear President Buhari,

*Fears of further army violence against the Islamic Movement of Nigeria must be addressed.*

The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) is writing to you to raise concerns about information we have received that the Nigerian Army will be in attendance and a threatening force at the annual Al Quds Day rally on
Friday 1 July 2016.

FGN advised to Release and compensate Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky

By Abdulmumin Giwa
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Nigerian government has been called upon to immediately release and compensate the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria IMN, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky as well as his followers in detention.
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The call was made by the former Adviser to the Kaduna State Government on Islamic Religious matters Sheikh Haliru Maraya during a recent tafsir session he convened in Kaduna.
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WE CONDEMN BAHRAINI REGIME’S MOVE AGAINST A SHIA CLERIC

PRESS STATEMENT

WE CONDEMN BAHRAINI REGIME’S MOVE AGAINST A SHIA CLERIC

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria believes that the recent decision by Bahrain to revoke the citizenship of that country’s most senior Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim is a campaign of intimidation at the highest level. It is also a campaign of silencing the opposition.  This campaign is trying to legalize suppression through either verdicts or some decrees.

The Last Will of Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS)

The Last Will of Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) 

Imam Ali's (AS) last will to his sons Imam Hasan (AS) and Imam Hussain (AS) after the attempt on his life by a stab from Ibn Muljam: 

-My advice to you is to be conscious of Allah and steadfast in your religion. Do not yearn for the world, and do not be seduced by it. Do not resent anything you have missed in it. Proclaim the truth; work for the next world. Oppose the oppressor and support the oppressed. 

Ayatollah Khamenei receives a group of Iranian poets in Tehran

On the eve of the birthday of Hadhrat Imam Hassan Mojtaba (AS), the second Shia imam, a group of cultural figures, professors of poetry and Persian literature, young and veteran Iranian poets as well as a number of poets from Pakistan, India and Afghanistan met with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

Free Sheikh Zakzaky Protest held in Nigerian city of Kaduna

Peaceful protest was held today 21/6/2016 in Nigerian city of Kaduna by Brothers and sisters of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, The protesters demanding the immediate and unconditional release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H), his wife and hundreds of the detained members of the movement by the Nigerian government since 12/12/2015.<\p>

To All The Mothers Who Lost Their Children In The Cause of Allah

By Fatima Sidi

 

The grief journey has many emotional peaks and valleys and lasts far longer than society in general recognizes. Because each person's grief journey is unique, you may find that you, your spouse and your family are all processing their grief at different speeds and in different ways. The loss of a child isn’t something you will get over, it is something you will learn to go through. 

 

Security Forces in Plots to Sabotage this year's Qud's Day Procession

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has received intelligence reports indicating that Nigerian Security agents have planned to carry out false flag operations unleashing mayhem in some unmentioned cities in the country, in an attempt to scuttle the marking of Qud’s Day celebration in the country.

 This annual event, the IMN had peacefully marked successively for the past three decades in solidarity with the suffering people of Palestine every last week of the Holy month of Ramadan.

WE DENOUNCE THE ‘PROTECTIVE CUSTODY' OF OUR LEADER

People with conscience all over the world were baffled, when on Tuesday 14th June, 2016 the Directorate of State Services, DSS mentioned before a Federal High Court in Abuja that it is holding the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky "in protective custody" in order to fend him off from those who are hell bent on murdering him.

Zaria Massacre: THE DSS ABRACADABRA

In contemporary times, one may never have a justification to use Cesare Lambroso as a reference for establishing a criminal case, you cannot easily identify a person as a capable offender due to his physical characteristics as opined by the Italian criminologist. Seeing a person with big nose, excessive jaw, small head or extra-large head does not qualify him to be a criminal, while in classical criminological thought, it is one of the methods applied in recognizing an offender.

Demise Anniversary of Hadrat khadija, the first Muslim woman, Brief Biography

Name : Khadija bint-e-Khawailad (SA)
Title : Umm-ul-Momineen
Agnomen : Tahira
Father : Khawailad bin Asad
Mother: Fatemah bint-e-Zaedeh
Birth: Makkah
Death : 10th Ramadan 3 years before Hijrah at the age of 64 years. Buried: in Makkah
Birth and Geneology
Hadrat Khadija (SA) was the first wife of the Holy Prophet (pbuh&hf). She was born in Makka. Her father's name was Khuwaylid bin Asad and he was a wealthy trader.

“Shaikh Zakzaky’s detention is with his own consent” says DSS Counsel, Case postponed to 13th July

Responding to charges enforcing the fundamental human rights of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, counsel to the Department of State Security, DSS Barrister Tijjani Ghazali said the Sheikh is being detained with own consent.

He explained that the IMN leader is being kept under ?protective custody? for his own safety and that the DSS had spent N5.1 million treating him of injuries he sustained when he was attacked last December by the Nigerian Army.

Re:El-Zakzaky Is Happy and Comfortable With His Detention – DSS

I was shocked to see this headlines from the website of a Nigerian daily Newspaper “Leadership” that was a quote from the legal Counsel to the Nigerian secret police (DSS) that have been holding the Nigerian Islamic scholar Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky in detention for more than 6 months now without charge of any offense. If I may humbly ask all:Is it possible that a sane person is “happy and comfortable with his detention”?

Peaceful Free Sheikh Zakzaky Protest Held In Nigerian City of Kaduna

Peaceful protest was held today 13/06/2016 in Nigerian City of Kaduna by Brothers and Sisters of the  Islamic Movement In Nigeria, The protesters demanding the immediate and unconditional release of the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky [H], his Wife and Hundreds of detained members of the Movement by Nigerian Government since 12/12/2015

PRESS RELEASE KDSG BEHIND THUGS ATTACK ON RAMADAN FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN ZARIA

Food items were distributed to the needy in and around Gyellesu residence in particular and Zaria in general at the start of the Holy month of Ramadan on behalf of the leader of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, as has been his practice for several years. Being detained this year, it was his wish that the humanitarian assistance provided by him must be continued irrespective of whether or not the government releases him.

Free Sheikh Zakzaky Friday rallies continued in Kano

After the Juma'at prayer of today 10/6/2016 in Kano, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) have reiterate the demand for the immediate and unconditional release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) and other detained members of the movement.

SAYYED MUHAMMAD ZAKZAKY HAS SPOKEN

As usual, since the Zaria massacre, I used to send messages to our brothers and sisters, so today, I would like to use this opportunity to once again condole with all the people who have fallen victim to this barbaric crime committed by the Nigerian army, that has affected hundreds of families, and continues to do so to this day.

May God accept the dead as martyrs, give them strength and perseverance, and a speedy recovery to the injured.

Free Sheikh Zakzaky Friday rallies continued in Yola and Jalingo

The peaceful rallies demanding the immediate and unconditional release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) and other detained members of the movement have continued in various cities in Nigeria after the Juma'at prayer today 10/6/2016.

Below are the pictures of the rally in Jalingo and Yola.

Israel bans Palestinian trips in Ramadan after Tel Aviv attack

Israel says it has suspended entry permits for 83,000 Palestinians after gunmen killed four people in an attack at an open-air complex in Tel Aviv. The decision, announced in a statement on Thursday, came after at least four Israelis were killed and several others injured during a shooting attack at a shopping center in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night. The statement said Tel Aviv had suspended 83,000 entry permits for Palestinians during the fasting month of Ramadan and canceled its easing of security measures for the Gaza Strip.

Guess who called for the boycott of Israel in 1967?

Imam Khomeini (ra) was among the world's top spiritual leaders to influence boycotts against Israel, starting in 1967. With the victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran under his leadership in 1979, Iran cut all ties with Israel.
After the 6-day war had been launched between Israel and Arab countries, Imam Khomeini issued a message wherein he called any relationship with Israel ‘haram’ or religiously prohibited. This message was in a way the main initiative that led to pervasive ‘Boycott Israel’ campaigns.
The message was issued on June 07, 1967 and reads as follows;

Ramadan is the month of dignity of Palestine and all Muslims: Ayatollah Khamenei

The Muslim nations can gain from Ramadan and Eid ul-Fitr by applying them as instruments in achieving glory and dignity. They can use these holy days as their ladder towards spiritual and material improvement; towards dignity in this world and in the next. We ought to be vigilant in utilizing these opportunities.

Free Sheikh Zakzaky Protest Continue In Kaduna Nigeria

Peaceful protest was held today 06/06/2016 in Nigerian City of Kaduna by Brothers and Sisters of the  Islamic Movement In Nigeria, The protesters demanding the immediate and unconditional release of the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky [H], his Wife and Hundreds of detained members of the Movement by Nigerian Government since 12/12/2015

CLOSING LECTURE FOR THE ZONE A IMAM KHOMEINI’S WEEK (2/06/2016

“In very unfortunate contrast as Iran gets ready to celebrate its 37th
years of true independence, certain Islamic countries of the world are busy
trying to black mail her, trying to back pedal her, trying to show as if
she is not the only one that is standing the test of time as far as the
protection of socio- Islamic cultural and economic futures are concern in
the entitle of this world as we are standing on
today"
- Dr Abdullahi Wase (A Security expert)
In memory of the revolutionary leader of the Islamic republic of Iran

Israel arrests Al-Alam correspondent in Golan Heights

Israeli forces have nabbed a correspondent for Iran’s Al-Alam Arabic-language news channel in the occupied Golan Heights, and transferred him to an unknown location.  His wife said the Israeli forces broke into the home of Bassam al-Safadi in Majdal Shams District on Wednesday morning and violently searched them, causing excessive property damage before detaining the journalist and confiscating his laptop and camera among other pieces of equipment. His whereabouts remain unknown.

An Israeli police source claimed Safadi was arrested over “incitement to violence and terrorism."

Kaduna State Government should act Fast, a Members of IMN is Dying in Prison

It is obvious that Nigerian government has not had enough of our blood over their heads. Even with the extrajudicial killing of over a thousand IMN members,  its attention has now shifted to ensuring that those who survived the initial onslaught in Zaria, who are at the moment being arbitrarily detained die quietly in detention through denial of medical attention.

Abul Fadl Abbas Foundation Organized Islamic Awakening in Kaduna

Abul Fadl Abbas Foundation of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Under The leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky have on Sunday, 29 Sha'ban 1437 AH (05-Jun-2016) in the morning organized a program in Nigerian City of Kaduna titled Islamic Awakening.

The event took place at kaduna Markaz Premises Tudun/Wada Kaduna with multitude of brothers and sisters in attendance.

BUHARI AND CORRUPTION: WHO SHOULD FIGHT WHO?

By Nasir Hashim
Many Africans define politics asa dirty game and as a matter of fact nearly all African politicians  have committed crimes against their societies and free conscience. It is a common knowledge that whenever somebody mentions the word politics, among other things, these are what come to the mind of any average African man: a system of corruptions, deceptions, lies, treacheries, gimmicks etc.These are the elements of politics that have been in practice in this part of the world over the years. 

Shaikh Zakzaky, Imam Mahdiy birthday celebration held in Ilela Sokoto

On yesterday Friday 27 Sha'aban 1437, 3/6/2016 Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H), Ilelah Sokoto Chapter, commemorated the birthday celebration of Imam Mahdiy (AJ) and Shaikh Ibaraheem Zakzaky. program oganised by Youth of the Movement.

Maulud start by Qur'an Recitation, Dramertize of Zaria Massacre, Poems and the lecture.

We reject the Continued silence of the Nigerian President on Zaria Massacre

The President had in his speech to mark Democracy Day touched on virtually all the challenges his administration faced in its one year in office. He however refused to make mention of the monumental disaster that visited the nation on 12-12-15, when our national Army massacred 1000+ armless and defenseless citizens in Zaria, who are members of the Islamic Movement (IMN). An event that the world was officially told involved a secret mass open shallow grave dug by the Army in collaboration with Kaduna state government containing 347 bodies, in an attempt to hide their heinous crime.

Free Shaikh Zakzaky Protest in National Assembly (FCT) Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the auspices of the Academic Forum of the Islamic in collaboration with Mu'assatu  Abul Fadl Abbas (MAFA) Organisation have today Thursday 2/6/2016 staged a peaceful demonstration in the Federal Capital Territory demanding the immediate release of their supreme leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, his wife Malama Zeenatudden Ibraheem and hundreds of hs followers who are been detained since after Zaria massacre last year.

Sheikh Zakzaky’s Solicitors response to the DSS (Nigerian Secret Police) Letter:

Sheikh Zakzaky’s Solicitors response to the DSS (Nigerian Secret Police) Letter:

The Director General,
State Security Service,
Yellow House,
Aso Drive,
Maitama, Abuja.

Re:Demand for the unconditional release of Sheik Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Hajia Zeenat Ibraheem from unlawful detention

We are Solicitors to Sheik Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Hajia Zeenat Zakzaky on whose behalf we write this letter.

Detailed Information of the #ZariaMassacre by the Nigerian army:

As a result of the Nigerian Army pogrom in Zaria, Kaduna State on Saturday 12th – Monday 14th December 2015, against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) under the Leadership of His Eminence Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky with the full intent to kill The Sheikh and to stop the spread of Shiism in #Nigeria which is termed as ‘The Giant of Africa’. Sheikh Zakzaky’s followership is predominantly Shi’a ( i.e Followers of the Ahlul Bayt School of Thought ).

Imam's Week closing day Zone "C" In Bauchi State Nigeria 29-30th May 2016

The Closing lectures of Zone C Imam Khomeini's Week was conducted successfully . Shaikh Ahmad Yashi Bauchi delivered  a wonderful and meaningful closing lecture. He was able to analyse and point out similarities between  the revolution of Shehu Usman Dan Fodio (r.a ) and that of Imam Khomeini (Q.S) . He encourages youth to follow the path of Imam Khomeini because its the only way out for the entire world.

#FREEZAKZAKY Protest By Student of the Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria held in Bauchi state Nigeria.

Immediately after the closing lecture of Imam's Week Zone "C", Academic forum members organized the protest as you can see following pictures that shows how the short rally and the protest takes place on Monday 30th May, 2016.