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Nigeria: Court grants Shia leader medical leave in India

A court in Nigeria’s Kaduna State on Monday granted the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife Zeenatu Zakzaky bail for medical leave in india. He and his wife are to seek the medical treatment at the Mandeta Hospital, located in New Delhi, India. Ibrahim Zakzaky was arrested and detained in 2015 during a security… Read More
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Nigeria declares Shiite Muslim group a terrorist organisation

Nigeria has now declared the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also referred to as “Shiites” a terrorist organisation. A court in Nigeria on Friday gave the government the approval to label the group as a terrorist organization after series of deadly protest by its members. The protests last week also resulted in the death of a senior police officer in… Read More
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South Africa: Top anti-graft official accused of lying

South Africa’s top court on Monday ruled that the country’s top anti-corruption official lied under oath and acted in bad faith. The court has ruled that the public protector, Busisiwe Mkwebane did not tell the truth in relation to an investigation into an apartheid-era bank bailout. The constitutional court said “This court upholds the High Court’s finding that the public… Read More

Revolution sneaks up on you one small step at a time

By Jennifer Fierberg Rwandan gospel singer sentenced to ten years in prison Injustice inside Rwanda is not a new topic for journalists who cover the region. It is a subject matter that is written about so frequently that it becomes part of the narrative when broaching the subject of the legal system in Rwanda. Sadly, today is not different. The… Read More

RWANDA: POLITICAL PRISONER INGABIRE SUPREME COURT APPEAL SUBMISSION

APRIL 18, 2013  Kigali  April 17 2013 Mrs Ingabire appeals to the Supreme Court to quash the sentence passed by the High Court because it was based on matters that were not brought before the court by the Prosecution.  On Wednesday 17th April 2013 Mrs Ingabire Umuhoza, made submission to the Supreme Court, asking the Supreme Court to quash the… Read More