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1. Sheikh #Zakzaky was a guest on NTA One-on-One Live Program some years back. Then he revealed why successive governments have been after his freedom and life!
2. "Each Government considers as dangerous someone who has some influence on the people unless of course they can use him to gain access to the same people. So since I'm not ready to sell my ideas in their market, they felt I shouldn't be there at all.
3. The last regime even went further than that. They felt that I had no right to exist even! After arresting me, they opened fire on those who demonstrated to demand my release, killing a number of people, about fifty something in number in all.
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[08.59 London / Abuja time] Updates on Sheikh #Zakzaky's hearing of 5 August can be found in this thread.
[09.14] The lawyers are now in court
[09.15] The counsels are in the court waiting for the judge to arrive
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Sheikh #Zakzaky refused giving testimony in camera after meeting with Presidential Investigation Panel on Tuesday
The Presidential Investigation Panel looking into Human Rights abuses by @HQNigerianArmy on Tues Nov 7 visited Sheikh #Zakzaky with the intention of taking his testimony in secret. This was coming a day earlier than the date given by the Panel that the testimony would be taken.
It was not clear why the sudden change of date, but the Panel said it was necessitated by the need to wind up their sittings by Wednesday the 8th.

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Challenge: You are not a Kangaroo Panel? Then prove us wrong! #FreeZakzaky team tells Presidential Investigation Panel on @HQNigerianArmy
Presidential Panel investigating @HQNigerianArmy rights abuses reportedly grumbled that the #IMN refers to it as a "Kangaroo Panel."
The #IMN swiftly challenged the panel to show the extent of its strength by proving its independence and credibility rather than complain
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