Iranian seminaries demand release of Shiekh Zakzaky
Iran’s Society of Qom Seminary Teachers has issued a message condemning the Nigerian government for imprisonment of top Shia cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky demanding Abuja to release the prominent scholar.
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Scholars at Iran’s Society of Qom Seminary Teachers in the holy city of Qom has issued a statement denouncing the inhumane and illegal measures by Nigerian government against Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky demanding the country’s diplomatic system to endeavor for release of the Nigerian Shia leader, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
Iranian scholars in this statement expressed concern over the deteriorating health situation of the Nigerian leader in prison.
Part of the statement slammed the Nigerian government and military forces, backed by the United States, Zionist regime and Al-Saud for committing several illegal measures including killing Sheikh Zakzaky’s children.
It added,” Now the Nigerian government, in line with its savage behaviors is trying to beef up its pressures by poisoning the prominent cleric as the claimants of human rights across the globe have taken silence not making the least move for freedom of the Shia figure from prison.”
Iran’s Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom expressed anger over the illegal behavior of the Nigerian government with Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky saying Abuja should stand responsible for its inhuman measures.
Seminary teachers in their statement also called Nigerian government to take measures for immediate release of the 66-year-old Shia leader.