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Nigerian Protesters Demand Justice One Year After Deadly “End SARS” Protests

HeadlineOct 21, 2021

In Nigeria, demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday to mark one year since 2020’s historic and deadly “End SARS” protests against police brutality. The march passed over the highway on the outskirts of Lagos, where last year soldiers and police opened fire on demonstrators. Twelve protesters were killed that night. This is civil rights advocate Yemi Adamolekun speaking Wednesday.

Yemi Adamolekun: “Who ordered the shooting? Look, we’re peaceful. Nothing is happening. All we want is justice. The police cannot continue to kill Nigerian citizens and it will be OK. It can never — it can never be OK. That’s all we are asking.”

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