END SARS: Nigerian’s protest against police brutality goes global.


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Police open fire as protesters march to Anambra SARS headquarters | TheCable

Protests in Nigeria towards a police unit accused of human rights abuses have been anticipated to unfold to London this weekend, in an additional signal of the worldwide solidarity that has fashioned across the motion.

As social media posts and native TV protection confirmed individuals take to the streets once more in a number of cities and cities within the West African nation, there have been additionally reviews on Sunday {that a} march was on its method from Marble Arch in the English capital to the Nigerian High Commission.

It is a part of a now world marketing campaign towards a department of Nigeria’s police known as the Particular Anti Theft Squad (SARS), which has even drawn the backing of the likes of Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, Star Wars actor John Boyega, US rapper Kanye West, and footballers Mesut Ozil and Marcus Rashford.

So, what’s SARS?

SARS was set up in 1984 to sort out a rising drawback of individuals stealing from one another using pressure in Nigeria.

Supporters say it initially succeeded, however critics say it has been linked to the deaths of individuals it has investigated.

Since the 1990’s, rights teams like Amnesty Worldwide have documented a collection of allegations involving the unit, which campaigners say have worsened in recent times.




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