Amnesty International Nigeria (@AmnestyNigeria )

Amnesty International Nigeria

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iPhone : —Police could not prove allegations of robbery against them.
—The mother of one of the men said: “A boy ran to me and said ‘they have killed your son,’ It was at the back of the police station, I saw three corpses.”
—Police failed to give an official account of how they died.

iPhone : —Godgift Ferguson Ekerete (aged 24)
—Tony Oruama (aged 21)
—Harry Ataria (aged 26)
—On 3 July 2008 these 3 young men were brought to Mile 1 Police Station in Port Harcourt.
–All three were dead by the end of the day. #EndSARS

iPhone : And more importantly, the government’s approach in trying to quell the protests with brute force reveals an unwillingness to actually reform the police. All these issues are interconnected #EndSARS…

iPhone : That police are still using excessive force on peaceful protesters, leading to injuries and deaths in #Abuja, #Benin #Lagos, #Ughelli, #Osogbo, Ogbomosho, throws through the window claims of any commitment to ending violations of human rights by Nigeria police. #EndSARS

iPhone : This is why you should care about #EndSARS

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iPhone : Protest is currently going on in Kano around Kofar Mata area, following the death of Saifullah - a 17-year-old in police custody in the morning. The protest against police brutality erupted after it was learnt that Saifullah was allegedly tortured to death by the police. #EndSARS

iPhone : The Nigerian military has a poor human rights record in dealing with protesters. In the past, we have seen shocking and unconscionable use of lethal force by soldiers against unarmed protesters in several parts of the country. #EndSARS

iPhone : Amnesty International is concerned for the safety and security of peaceful protesters who are currently marching across the country under the banner of #EndSars, in light of the announcement that the military intends to commence a military exercise this week.