Group says Islamic Movement have suffered more rights violations than any other in Nigeria

Coalition of Civil Society organizations North West and North Central has said that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria suffered tremendous right violations more than any other group in Nigeria.

AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA):  The group under aegis of the Coalition of Civil Society organizations North West and North Central has said that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sheikh Zakzaky for the past fourth years under it existence has suffered tremendous right violations more than any other group in Nigeria.

The group said this on Saturday while briefing journalists on insecurity and violation of fundamental Human Rights in Nigeria held in Abuja.

The group said that such violation reached a peak when Nigerian Army under the leadership of Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, Commanded and supervised by the commander in Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari with impunity committed the brutal massacre in December 2015 in Zaria on the pretext of Road blocking and assassination attempt, which killed over one thousand unarmed people.

The group noted in a dismay that the Nigeria Army maimed, burnt alive, raped, and demolished homes, also buried hundreds people in mass grave. These evil acts committed can not be forgotten in our strive for human desired Human Rights to be shaped with in this country.

“The Nigeria Government violated the said (section 33, 34 and 36) of the 1999 constitution which says “Every person has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived internationally of his life, save in execution of criminal offence of which he has found guilty. No Nigeria shall be discriminated upon basis of his community, ethnic group, sex place of origin and political opinion.

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