Nigerian Court Outlaws Shiite Movement as Terrorists

A Nigerian court has granted the government permission to label  the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) a terrorist organization. Members of the local Shiite group have been marching in Abuja calling for the release of their leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been in detention since 2015 despite a court order to release him.

Women in black niqabs holding up posters calling for the release of Shiite cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky. The founder and leader of the Shiite Islamist Movement of Nigeria (IMN), has been in jail since December 2015.

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