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Shi'ites Protest Arrest Of Their Leader


The killing of some Nigerian Shi’ites at the weekend is generating steam and wide criticisms.

Thousands of members of the Shia Muslim sect took to the streets yesterday, December 14, in protest over the arrest of their leader Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and the death of their members during the clash with Nigerian army on Saturday.


Thousands of shiites protest the killing of their members and arrest of their leader

The protests were staged in Kano, Kebbi and Bauchi as well as in different countries.

The sect has accused the army of killing at least one thousand of its members and evacuated their bodies to unknown destinations.


The shiites protested in Kano and Kebbi and Bauchi