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State Repression and Religious Conflict: The Perils of the State Clampdown on the Shi’a Minority in Nigeria
In Nigeria, there is an increasing population of the followers of Shi’a Islam, which is largely promoted by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) led by Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Given its anti-state ideology and anarchical conducts, there have been a series of clashes between the Shi’a group and the Nigerian state.
- May 03, 2017
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