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Flashback Friday – February 5, 2021

Happenings specific to Shia Muslims in the week of February 5, 2021




Zaria, Kaduna, Nigeria
After being diagnosed with Covid-19, Malama Zeenah Ibrahim, the wife of Shaikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, was temporarily released in order to receive treatment.  
In a recent interview, the Chairman of the Resource Forum of the IMN, Professor Abdullahi Danladi discussed the detainment of Sheikh Zakzaky. Details on the interview can be found on ShiaRightsWatch.org.
Aleppo, Syria
A detonation of an explosive-laden car in Afrin city, Aleppo killed six and injured two dozen others. Locals report damages to nearby infrastructure as well. 
Beirut, Lebanon
On February 4, prominent critic, Lokman Slim was found deceased. Slim, publisher and filmmaker, was shot multiple times, in what those close to him call a political assassination. 

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