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#FREEZAKZAKY: PROTESTERS DEMAND RELASE OF DYING MUSLIM LEADER IN NIGERIA

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“Hundreds of demonstrators are protesting across major cities around the world urging the immediate release of a prominent Shia Muslim leader in Nigeria who is "dying in prison" amid deteriorating health conditions.”

 
 

Don't Let El-Zakzaky Die In Your Custody, Human Rights Group To Buhari

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“Furthermore (Symptoms of heavy metal poisoning were also observed.) The tests revealed unusually high concentrations of lead and cadmium in his blood. Meaning that the full extent of the damage may yet be much higher than can be easily ascertained.”

 
 

PMB, HOW MANY MORE PRISONS FOR SHIITES?

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“It would seem that Nigeria has rapidly deteriorated to a backyard of the human community whereby the holder of the office of president thinks himself as Nigeria-writ-large and stronger than all the constitutionally erected institutions put in place as bulwarks against totalitarianism.”

 
 

CHAIRMAN OF PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE AGAINST CORRUPTION CALLS FOR ZAKZAKY TO BE RELEASED

“I have already expressed this opinion almost a year ago that in the absence of anything that I know, apart from the fact that everybody is aware of, I think the best option is to release him, even if it is on bail.

 
 

FALANA WARNS AGAINST CONTINUED DETENTION OF EL-ZAKZAKY

“But the Buhari regime has characteristically treated the court orders with arrogant contempt. Curiously, the Court of Appeal has refused to hear the application to commit the Director General of the Department State Services (DSS) for contempt of court.”

 
 

PROTESTS CONTINUE OVER EL-ZAKZAKY DETENTION

“Security officers told us that the sheikh suffered another stroke on Monday," said Abdullahi Musa, general secretary of the academic forum of IMN. "His condition is seriously deteriorating. There's an urgent need for him to be flown abroad for medical treatment. That's why we keep on protesting.”

 
 

ZAKZAKY BRUTALLY MISTREATED BY NIGERIAN REGIMES SINCE THE 1980s

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“He’s been brutally mistreated by Nigerian regimes since the 1980s. In December 2015, soldiers stormed his home, seriously injured him, arrested and imprisoned him and his wife, while killing hundreds of his followers.’

 
 

despite detention, zakzaky distributes food to poor

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“The food items, which included Sugar, Rice, Wheat, Sorghum and so on, were distributed as has been the practice all these years, including the years he has been in illegal detention, as instructed by him last week when a section of his family members were allowed a rare visit to him.”

 
 

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