The European Union Mission in Nigeria has urged the Nigerian Government to immediately release Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky.
The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria has been detained for over a year without being charged.
A press statement issued yesterday by the European Union delegation in Abuja underlines the universality of fundamental human rights, which includes the right to a fair trial and freedom from arbitrary detention. 
The EU says findings made by all past and ongoing investigation into the violence that occurred in Zaria in December 2015 be published and those found guilty be brought to book.