Iranians protest the killing of hundreds of Shiite Muslims in Nigeria

Thousands of Iranians protested in the streets of Tehran on Friday condemning the killing of hundreds of Shiite Muslims in Nigeria and demanding the release of of a Nigerian Shiite leader.

 

Shiite leader, Ibraheem Zakzaky,was shot at least four times and taken into military police custody last Saturday after an army killed hundreds of Nigerian Shiites.

 

Activists in Iran estimate that at least one thousand Shiite Muslims were killed.

 

Protesters on Friday carried banners and chanted “we are all Zakzaky” and demanded his “unconditional release”.

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