In an immigration speech Thursday, President Trump said that if any migrants throw rocks at the US military, they'll be met with deadly force, because there's "not much of a difference" between a rock and an assault rifle.
The army's official Twitter account shared the video adding the caption "please watch and make your deductions". We're going to consider it, and I told them, consider it a rifle. "They want to throw rocks at our military, our military fights back", said Trump.
In Thursday's speech, Mr. Trump said any rocks thrown at the military would be treated like "a firearm". When they throw rocks like they did at the Mexico military and police, I say consider it a rifle. On Friday, the Nigerian army took to Twitter to defend its decision to open fire at Shiite protesters in the capital, Abuja - by citing Trump. "Rather than engaging in a preposterous competition over who does a better job of violating human rights, the Nigerian government must hold its security forces accountable for the horrific killing of at least 45 peaceful protesters", said the Amnesty International Nigeria Executive Director, Osai Ojigho said.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has released the names of 34 of its members who were allegedly shot dead during clashes with soldiers and police between October 27 and 30 in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria issued a statement Thursday expressing concern about the "deaths resulting from clashes between Nigerian security forces and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria". Six people died after protests on Saturday, Amnesty International said, while 39 were killed on Monday.
"We released that video to say if President Trump can say that rocks are as good as a rifle, who is Amnesty International?" he said. "But they do that with us, they're going to be arrested for a long time".
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Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the martyrdom of the JUI-S chief and expressed vast grief over it. JUI-S's Peshawar president also confirmed the chief's death following an assassination attempt in Rawalpindi.
On Friday, John Agim, a spokesman for the Nigerian army, said the posting of the video was a response to Amnesty International, which had criticized what it called the military's use of excessive force.
The Nigerian army reportedly used the words of President Trump to defend fatal shootings of Muslim protesters last weekend and Monday.
"It seems the Nigerian military are deliberately using tactics created to kill when dealing with IMN gatherings".
"Any Shia in Nigeria is under threat and can be gunned down any day, any time, any minute", IMN youth leader Muhammed Ibrahim Gamawa told Reuters.
Soldiers had arrived to assist police, a news release said, and were met with protesters who threw canisters of fuel, "large stones, catapults with risky objects and other unsafe items".
Amnesty International had described the firing of live ammunition to disperse a peaceful gathering without warning as a "clear violation of Nigerian and international law".