Islamic Movement (Nigeria)

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The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is a religious and political organization, based in the northern region of the country. Both Shia and Sunni participate in the movement.[1]

The Islamic Movement is headed by Ibraheem Zakzaky, a Shia cleric.[2] The movement conduct most of its spiritual activities in Husainiyya Baqiyatullah, located in Zaria

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  1. ^ Alert: Nigerian security forces crackdown on Islamic Movement in Sokoto Islamic Human Rights Commission, 20 August 2007.
  2. ^ Nigeria's firebrand Muslim leaders BBC News, 1 October 2001.