Human Rights Activist Arrested for his Protest Support for Islamic Movement of Nigeria

Human Rights Activist Arrested for his Protest Support for Islamic Movement of Nigeria

14 Aug 2018, by Chimee Adioha in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Deji Adeyanju, rights activist and good governance advocate, was arrested by the FCT Police Command for allegedly inciting civil turmoil. The arrest was an aftermath of his assertion to members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) to continue with their daily protest for the release of their detained leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.

Details of Occurrence

State of OccurrenceFCT
Date of Occurrence13 Apr 2018
Security Agents InvolvedFCT Police Command
Legal FoundationsSection 39 and Section 34 of the 1999 constitution
Rights ImplicatedRights to Expression and Dignity
Region of Occurrence North Central Nigeria

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