Photos: Students protesting the detention of Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, teargased in Abuja

Police in Abuja have teargassed a group of Islamic students protesting the continued detention of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as Shi’ites, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.  The protest was been held in front of the National Assembly Abuja.

The Muslim cleric has been in military detention since December last year after his followers had a clash with the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kadun state. Over 100 people reportedly lost their lives. More photos after the cut.

 

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