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    IMN suspends protests — after proscription by FG

IMN suspends protests — after proscription by FG

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has announced a temporary suspension of its street protests. Ibrahim Musa, president of the media forum of IMN, made this known in a statement on Wednesday. The federal government had officially proscribed the activities of the group after a federal high court declared it a terrorist organisation. Musa explained that the decision to suspend its protest was as a [...]

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    Amnesty accuses FG of depriving IMN members of their rights

Amnesty accuses FG of depriving IMN members of their rights

Amnesty International, a human rights organisation, has accused the federal government of "increasingly depriving" members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) of their rights to freedom of association. The IMN is led by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky who has been in detention since 2015. The federal government had officially proscribed the activities of the group after a federal high court declared it a [...]

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    Court declares IMN a terrorist organisation

Court declares IMN a terrorist organisation

A federal high court in Abuja has declared the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) a terrorist organisation. According to PUNCH, the court made the declaration on Friday following an ex parte application filed by the federal government through the office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF). IMN members better known as Shi'ites have been involved in clashes with security agencies in [...]

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