Nigerian soldiers shoot dozens of peaceful Shia protesters

At least 45 Islamic Movement of Nigeria members killed in Abuja and Nasarawa state

Dozens of Shia Muslims were shot by Nigeria’s security forces in two days while peacefully protesting against the imprisonment of their leader, evidence collected by Amnesty International shows.

At least 45 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) were killed in thecapital, Abuja, and the neighbouring state of Nasarawa on Saturday and Monday, the human rights group said. Four hundred people were reportedly arrested on Tuesday.

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Source: The Guardian
Nigerian soldiers shoot dozens of peaceful Shia protesters