Nigerian court acquits Shi’ite leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, wife of all criminal charges

A Nigerian court on Wednesday acquitted Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), a banned Shi’ite group, of all eight criminal charges against him, defence and prosecution lawyers said. Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah, had been in detention since 2015 when he was arrested after a clash in which the army killed… Read More Nigerian court acquits Shi’ite leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, wife of all criminal charges