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'End SARS': Protests against police brutality continue in Nigeria

Protests against police brutality continue in Nigeria. The protesters can be heard shouting ‘End SARS’. as they march along roads. SARS stands for Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a police unit which has been accused of widespread corruption. Original Article: Original Video: Daily Mail Facebook: Daily Mail IG: Daily Mail Snap: Daily …

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🇳🇬 Nigeria: Is SARS gone or is it being rebranded?

Nigerian authorities say they have abolished a notorious police unit after a week of huge protests sparked by a viral video that showed two officers shooting a man – but demonstrators are not convinced by the move. The protests, during which Amnesty International says at least 10 people were killed, …

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#EndSars: why Nigerians are protesting against police brutality

After days of fierce protests against police brutality, Nigeria’s government announced the dissolution of the infamous “Special Anti-Robbery Squad”, commonly called Sars, a police unit plagued with allegations of extrajudicial killings, theft and abuse.  The Guardian’s Emmanuel Akinwotu explains what sparked the #EndSars protests across the country, how the movement trended internationally on …

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