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Nigerian Shi'ites Say They Face Repression

Members of Nigeria's largest Shi'ite Muslim group say they still are being unjustly targeted by the Nigerian government and security forces, with 44 Shi'ite Muslims arrested last week as hundreds gathered in Jos, in the Nigerian state of Plateau, for a religious ceremony called the day of Ashura. Saifullah Kabir's mother was one of those arrested. "I visited her one time; that was last week,” Kabir said. “She said she don't know what offense she has...

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