August 2017

Enforced Disappearances: Military must come out clean, not seek to attenuate reports

There were news items in many mainstream media outlets today that seek to cover a press statement issued by Amnesty International as part of activities marking the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances.

While the Amnesty statement was loud and clear, the reports in the press however seeks to adulterate the Amnesty demand. Undoubtedly, it is the Military implants in media places doing this.

Birthday Commemoration of Prophet Isa (AS) in Yola

Youth Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) organize the birthday anniversary of Prophet Isah the son of Maryam (AS) on 3rd of Zulhajj 1437, 26/08/2017. The program was held in Teachers House (NUT) in Yola. the event which was organize by the Youth welcome highly dignitaries from the Muslim and Christens angel, opening prayer by Mal. Abubakar Musa followed by recitation from the Holy Qur’an by Sister Rukaiya Abdullahi.

Free Sheikh Zakzaky protest Continue in Nigerian city of Kaduna+picture

Peaceful protest held today Wednesday 30/08/2017 in Nigerian city of Kaduna by Brothers and Sisters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, The protesters demanding Nigerian government to Obey Court orders and Release Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, his Wife and hundreds of the detained members of the movement by the Nigerian government since 12-12-2015

Complete press statement of Amnesty International on forced disappearances AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE

Hundreds forcibly disappeared to instill fear Enforced disappearances are being used to instill fear into civilian population living in areas of the country wracked with conflict and insecurity, said Amnesty International as the world marks the International Day of the Disappeared on 30 August.

Is Hajj Individual or Social Worship?

An interesting point is that hajj has two complementary aspects: an individual aspect and a social aspect; it’s necessary to pay attention to both aspects. The individual aspect of hajj belongs to each and every individual who makes the hajj pilgrimage. Each hajj pilgrim should establish a relationship with Allah the Exalted during their pilgrimage and should repent and take spiritual provisions for himself or herself. In a holy ayah relating to hajj, piety has been advised.

Academic & Youth Forum Potiskum Organized Islamic Vacation Course (I.V.C)

Academic Forum with collaborate Youth Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Potiskum Chapter Organized 9th Islamic Vacation Course (IVC) for the Students of Secondary Schools at Fudiyya Islamic School Potiskum. The program kick-off on Saturday 19th August, 2017,  wrap 23rd August, 2017.

Opening remark was given by Malam Usman Jidda. While Malam Abdullahi Hassan Azare (who is about to become Hujjatul Islam) delivered the first lecture on the Obedience to Parents: A Sure Key to Paradise.

African descendants in US still face danger: Ayatollah Khamenei

They used to capture hundreds of thousands of men and women, young and old with their guns and other weapons, which were not available to the victims of that time. Enduring difficult conditions, they [people from African nations] were taken to America on slave ships. They captivated people who were once free, living in their own homes and villages. Presently, the African American people who live in the Americas are the descendants of those slaves.

Americans exerted such horrific pressures on captivated Africans

Islamic Movement in Nigeria writes the President...picks faults with Presidential Investigation Panel into Military violations of Human rights

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has sent letter to the President and Commander-in-Chief of Nigerian Armed Forces stating their observations and expressing concerns pertaining to the recently inaugurated Presidential Investigation Panel to probe human rights abuses by the military in the country.

What is the great lesson Imam Jawad (as) teaches us?

The life of Imam Jawad (as) is a role model. Imam Jawad (as)—an Imam with such status, such nobleness—passed away at the age of twenty-five. This is not what we say; history says that; history written by non-Shias. This noble man appeared outstanding during his childhood, adolescence and youth in the eyes of Ma’moon and everyone else. These facts are very important; they can be examples for us to follow.
Statements made in meeting with a group of youth; April 27, 1998.

Fresh Free Sheikh Zakzaky protest Staged in Nigerian city of Kaduna

Today Wednesday 16-08-2017 Brothers and sisters of the Islamic movement in Nigeria under leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky Staged a peaceful Protest for the Release Of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, his Wife and hundreds of the detained members of the movement , the protesters demanding the immediate and unconditional release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky. Below are some pictures taken during the protest.

Do this if you wish to meet Imams: Ayatollah Khamenei's recommendations for pilgrims

This is the meaning of making a pilgrimage; a pilgrimage is a meeting. When I visit you in your home, we have actually come to meet; the same is true when visiting the Imams (pbut). One should greet them and salute them; such a spirit should also be upheld when visiting Infallible and the friends of God; one should offer greetings and salute them.

CELEBRATING THE MOTHER OF RESISTANCE AT 56

By Sameer El-Hajj

Today 14TH of August marks the 56th birth anniversary of a mother who sacrificed six of her sons for the sake of Allah, a mother considered as the flag bearer of resistance not only in Nigeria, but in Africa.

We call her Ummah, an Arabic name for mother. She is a mother to us, who is always at the side of telling the truth wherever the need arises. People that know Umma must count on her when it comes to siding with the truth and as a staunch hater of oppression, subjugation, and exploitation.

Highlight of 2014 Int. Quds Day Martyrs Remembrance in Kaduna

By Abdullahi Isah Wasagu
On Sunday, 13th of August, 2017, Kaduna zone of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the spiritual leadership of Sayyid Ibraheem Zakzaky(H) remembered the 33 Martyrs killed in cold blood, by former President Good Luck Administration on 25th July, 2014, in Zaria among which include the 3 paternal sons of Sayyid Ibraheem Zakzaky(H).

SHEIKH IBRAHEEM ZAKZAKY WITH PEACE

By Engr. Dr Bala Abdullahi

Since after Zaria pogrom in December, 2015, which left 1000+ innocent Nigerians either killed or injured, several campaign of calumny was insinuated by the perpetrators to cover their heinous crime against humanity. On the other hand campaign of free Zakzaky was launched by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and other patriotic citizen to inform the world what actually transpired between the IMN and the Nigerian Army in December, 2015.

Top Shi'ite Cleric Sentenced to 13 Years in Saudi Jail

A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced distinguished Shi'a cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Hussein al-Radhi to 13 years in prison as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown on members of the religious community.

The Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh passed the ruling on the 66-year-old clergyman on Thursday, Arabic-language and independent Yemenat news website reported.

Iran to begin arrangements for Arbaeen Pilgrimage

Iranian pilgrims intending to visit Iraq for Arbaeen can start applying for visa within the next couple of days, an official said.

The registration of visa applicants planning to visit Iraq for Arbaeen will begin by the end of the current Iranian month, which falls on August 22, Mohsen Nezafati, an official at Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization told Tasnim.

He also noted that all Iranian pilgrims will have to submit an application through a designated website.

BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY OF IMAM ALI AR-RIDHA (AS) IN SOKOTO & POTISKUM

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Potiskum chapter (Adawiyyah Ward) commemorated the birthday Anniversary of Imam Ali Ar-Ridha (As), the eight Imam from the holy Imamate (As). on Monday, 7th of Aug 2017 at Fudiyyah Islamic School Potiskum Hall. The lecture was delivered by Malam Ibraheem Lawan. after that Sa'idu Sakafa has launched a new song on Imam Ar-Ridha (As).

Similarly, Aliyu ibn Musar Rihda birthday was organized in Sokoto Markaz by IMN Members, among the special guest include Mustapha Baba Gadon kaya, Malam Kasim Umar among others.

600 DAYS ILLEGAL DETENTION OF SHEIKH IBRAHIM ZAKZAKY. ACADEMIC FORUM BAUCHI HELD PROCESSION TODAY 5/08/2017

members of the Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria held procession to condemn illegal detention of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Zakzaky. The protesters go round Bauchi metropolis to hold rally and procession to call on the Nigerian government to obey it's court order to immediately release the IMN leader. The following pictures shows the pictorial view of the event.

600 DAYS IN ILLEGAL DETENTION: OUR CALL IS UNEQUIVOCAL AGAINST CONTINUED DETENTION OF SHEIKH ZAKZAKY, OUR RESOLVE UNWAVERING!

Today marks exactly 600 days since the illegal detention of our revered Leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky despite a valid court order for his release. We continue to strongly voice our opposition to the lame excuses forwarded by the government for his continued incarceration, especially the most irrational of all - that of the so-called ‘protective custody’. 

CHALLENGES OF EDUCATIONAL PURSUIT AND SELF-RELIANCE

By Yusuf Abdullahi Kano 

The Education Committee of the Islamic Movement, popularly known in Hausa as Lajnar Tarbiyyah da Ilmantarwa, was established and mandated by Sheikh el-Zakzaky (H), to oversee the educational and related activities within the Movement. To its credit were various multifaceted symposia and capacity building programmes meant to improve the socio-economic well being of the society. Members of the committee were chosen on merit bearing their Profession and long standing experience.

11th Zul-Qada; Commemorating the Birthday of Imam Ali bn Musa (AS)

By U. S. Adam
Brief Biography of The Imam
He is Ali bn Musa (AS) the 8th Successor of prophet Muhammad (S) and was born on 11th Zul-Qada 148AH in the city of Madina, and martyred on 30th Safar 203AH, his famous honorary name is ‘Reza’ which is an Arabic name that can be translated as ‘Satisfaction’, his family, friends and even his enemies were satisfied with him because of his great conducts and morals.

Free Sheikh Zakzaky Protest held In Kaduna Nigeria

Fresh protest held on Thursday 31/07/2017 in Nigerian city of Kaduna by Brothers and Sisters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, The protesters demanding Nigerian government to Obey the Court order and Release Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, his Wife and hundreds of the detained members of the movement by the Nigerian government since 12-12-2015

Hajj offers a great opportunity to reject violations of Al-Aqsa

As the season of the Hajj pilgrimage--a journey of pilgrims to the land of divine inspirations [Mecca]--approaches, Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Revolution, met with Iranian organizers and administrators of Hajj this Sunday, July 30th, 2017. Talking points from the Leader of the Revolution's speech are as follows: