From Zakzaky’s Wrongful 15 Months In Prison To Slaughtered Pilgrims In Damascus, “The Ummah” Still Doesn’t Care About Oppressed Shi’a

by Jonathan Azaziah

Yesterday in the Syrian capital of Damascus, Al-Qaeda detonated a roadside bomb and then unleashed a suicide bomber near the hallowed ground of Bab al-Saghir Cemetery, murdering over 74 innocents and wounding nearly 150 others. Among the martyrs are Iraqi and Iranian pilgrims as well as Syrian security forces who attempted to prevent the carnage from becoming even bigger. Today, we mark the 15th month that Sheikh Ibrahim Yaqoub al-Zakzaky of Nigeria has been wrongfully imprisoned in a Nigerian dungeon after US-‘Israeli’-Saudi-backed security forces carried out the Zaria Massacre on December 12th-14th, 2015. What both of these tragical and despicable events have in common is that “The Ummah” can’t seem to be bothered with either of them. And it most certainly, without even the thought of a question, is because the victims of each of these horrors are Shi’a. Continue reading From Zakzaky’s Wrongful 15 Months In Prison To Slaughtered Pilgrims In Damascus, “The Ummah” Still Doesn’t Care About Oppressed Shi’a