There have been many protests and riots in Nigeria, which have led to the destruction of properties and sometimes death. Like in the case of the EndSars, IPOB and ESN, Yoruba Nation, Shiite protests and other forms of civil unrest in the country. Most of the time, rioters attack and hurt police and other security personnel who will be forced to use lethal weapons on the rioters, an action labelled as a human rights abuse because protesters are not supposed to be dispersed by lethal weapons.
A bomb exploded on Friday at a mosque packed with Shiite Muslim worshippers in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 25 people and injuring dozens more in the Taliban's latest security challenge as they transition from insurgency to governance. [Illustrative photo: BBC] The blast ripped through a mosque in Kunduz during noon prayers, the highlight of the Muslim religious week.
Since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iran has developed a strategy of supporting Shiite minorities in the meddle east against the Sunni states that led by Saudi Arabia. In 2004, King Adballah II of Jordan expressed concern over the emergence of a "Shia crescent" stretching from Lebanon to Iran.
In a report, a Shia mosque has been hit by a massive explosion in Afghanistan during jummah. According to the report, at least 100 worshippers have been confirmed killed as the search is still ongoing. According to KUNDUZ, the explosion rocked inside the Shia mosque.
After spending almost six years in detention, the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Zakzaky, has been granted freedom by Judge Gideon Kuranda at Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday, 28 July, 2021. The court ruled out charges against the embattled Shiite leader and his wife, Zeenah Ibrahim.
Over 20 people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s northeastern city of Kunduz during their Friday prayers. In a viral video, bloodstains and body parts were seen all over the mosque, and many injured people were taken out of the area.
According to a report reaching our desk from Sahara Reporters, Shiites Islamic group ran for their lives after Policemen dispersed them. There has been no love lost between the group and Nigerian security operatives since their leader, El-Zakzaky got arrested. The group got accused of disrupting the peace of the nation and also for not recognizing the sovereignty of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria popularly known as Shiite Muslim group, staged a peaceful protest in Abuja. The reason for the protest was to celebrate their annual religious rally to celebrate the death of their notable leader Iman Hussein, the Godson of Prophet Muhammed who was Murdered in Muharram.
Ebrahim Raisi, a hardliner and right-hand man of former Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, won Iran presidential election few months ago Raisi, 60, has presented himself as the most qualified to fight corruption and solve the economic crisis that Iran has found itself under outgoing President Hassan Rouhani.
Sardar Mohammad Zaidi, imam of the Shi'ite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandaha that was attacked on Friday, has disclosed how the suicide bombers gained access into the building. According to him, two of the four attackers detonated their bombs at a security gate, allowing the other two to get inside the mosque to the point where they detonated their explosives.
About eight persons were reportedly killed on Tuesday 28th September 2021 when Nigeria security operatives fired live bullets on the Shiite Muslims along Gwarimpa Kubwa road, leaving some dead while many sustained severe injuries. Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites took to the streets on Tuesday to observe their annual Arbaeen Symbolic Trek in the state capital.
About 100 persons have reportedly died after an explosion occurred on Friday at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan. Dost Mohammad Obaida, the deputy police chief for Kunduz province has confirmed the incident to CNN. He alleged that the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber who mingled among the worshipers.
A video shared by Sahara Reporters captured the moment a soldier was brutalising a Shiite protester in the Federal Capital Territory. According to the clip, a soldier was seen beating and stabbing a member of this group during their annual trek. Recall that a few years back, several members of this group were allegedly shot in Zaria, Kaduna State during a similar trek.
Not less than 50 persons were killed in a bomb explosion that happened in Afghanistan, on Friday, October 8. The explosion is the bloodiest assault that has ever happened in Afghanistan, since the withdrawal of American troops, from the country. It happened at a Shiite mosque, in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
Following the latest court order from the Kaduna State High Court, yesterday which vindicated the leader of the Islamic State Movement, Sheikh El-Zakzaky, and his wife after years of being in custody for a crime which he didn't commit according to reliable reports, a prolific Nigerian writer, Gimba Kakanda has come out to react after a fresh case was filed against the Shiite leader by the Kaduna state government barely 24 hours after his acquittal and discharge.
The leader of the Shiite group, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah were released from the Kaduna Correctional Center after being discharged by the Kaduna State High Court. The presiding judge, Gideon Kurada discharged El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah, who had been on trial for four years.
In 2015, the leader of the Shiites in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife were detained by the Federal Government. Since that time, Shiite members have been staging countless numbers of protests for the release of their leader. They have held numerous Protests in Abuja and Kaduna, most of these protests ended up in violence.
Shehu Sani, one of the famous Nigerian activists and politicians has taken his time to react to the discharge and acquittal of the Shiite Leader of the Islamic movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim and his wife. Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky's wife The discharge and the acquittal of the famous leader of the Islamic movement, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife by the court of law has geared up happiness within Nigerians as they believe that the rule of law is gaining his supremacy back.
Shiite leader El-Zakzaky has just been released alongside his wife from Kaduna prison after the court discharged and acquitted them. The judge who presided over the sitting revealed that there was no evidence to prove that El-Zakzaky and his wife should be probed or held captive in prison with any justifiable reason.
Ibrahim El-zakzaky, leader of the Shiite Islamic group in Nigeria, and wife, Malamah Zeenah have been discharged and acquitted by a Kaduna High Court. This decision was taken at a sitting on Wednesday, according to the Facebook page of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria. The cleric, who was arrested in 2015 following a siege on his Zaria home by soldiers, spent six years in custody owing to government’s refusal to honor a court rule granting him bail.