Nigeria's #EndSARS Protest Organisers Victimised?

The organisers of the #EndSARS protests that shook Nigeria and captivated the world, saw thousands of youth taking to the streets, protesting against the police's Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) which they accused of brutality, extortion, corruption and murder. Several protesters were shot and killed, causing an outcry. The unit was then disbanded by the government. The police formed a new unit, Special Weapons Tactical Team (SWAT), but many said it was just a name change. Now there are reports that the organisers of the protests are being barred from travelling, and from using bank accounts.


An #EndSARS protest in Lagos on October 10, 2020.

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