Sunday, 14 May 2017

Article: Sheikh Zakzaky: A Prisoner OF Conscience At 66


By Abdulhamed Bello

When the English lawyer Peter Benenson defined "prisoner of conscience" in _The Observer_ of 28 May 1961, as “any person who is physically restrained (by imprisonment or otherwise) from expressing (in any form of words or symbols any opinion which he honestly holds and which does not advocate or condone personal violence”, he probably had Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky in mind.