IHRC doctors allowed to visit Zakzaky, wife in detention



Nigerian Authorities have allowed delegation of expert doctors and consultants led by Islamic Human Right Commission to complete (IHRC) an initial investigation of Sheikh Zakzaky and Mallima Zeenah.

Zakzaky is a leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as the Shiites who had been detained illegally since December 2015 after the army reportedly killed over 1,000 members of the group in Zaria, Kaduna State.

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IHRC in a statement issued after the visit acknowledged the authorities’ change of position in making this possible and hopes this heralds a full and just resolution of the situation.

According to IHRC, this initial investigation has highlighted the need for urgent investigations into their health which the team hopes will be carried out in next couple of days.

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