Nigeria : students storm human rights commission over El-Zakzaky’s detention

On Thursday, February 16, some Nigerian students stormed the National Human Rights Commission in Kano state. The group protested the prolonged detention of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The group also protested the detention of some students who were arrested by security operatives and remanded in Kano Prison. YARPTI is […]

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Nigeria: Another court order for the release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife

The Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a warning to the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris; the attorney general of the federation, Abubakar Malami and others to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife. The court in its fresh order said the IGP, the AGF and others detaining El-zakzaky must release […]

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Zimbabwe: Additional charge against Pastor Mawarire a desperate ploy to keep him behind bars

The additional charge of “Insulting the Flag of Zimbabwe” slapped on Pastor Evan Mawarire this morning is a deliberate ploy to prolong his detention and block his human rights work, Amnesty International and CIVICUS said today. The Pastor was due to appear in court this morning and make a bail application after being arrested yesterday on arrival at Harare International […]

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Nigeria : Free Zakzaky protest hits Kaduna

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMS) popularly known as Shiites protested  against the continued detention of its leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife in Kaduna Both Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife have been detained have been detained by the Nigerian government for over a year and one month.. The protest is coming just has the group have dragged President […]

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FREE EMEKA UGWUONYE NOW !!!

FREE EMEKA UGWUONYE NOW !!! The Youths for Human Rights Protection and Transparency Initiative (YARPTI) totally condemns the July 1st barbaric arrest of Barrister Emeka Ugwuonye by armed policemen from Abuja and calls for his immediate release. YARPTI gathered that a crack team of police officers from the anti-kidnapping squad of the Criminal Investigation Department of the FCT Police Command […]

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