(ABUJA, Nigeria.) Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) In plain clothes operate with ‘ brutality against protestors ‘ with new demonstrations beginning in October …….as one protestor inside speaks out


#AceNewsReport – Oct.17: I had never been brutalized by the Nigerian police before last Sunday. A new wave of demonstrations began in early October, with protesters speaking out against the brutality of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit of the Nigerian Police Force that often operates in plainclothes. I’ve been helping communicate about the #endSARS protests in real time. Last weekend I tweeted about the protest we were attending in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, and shared our location: We were marching to the police headquarters in Abuja when police started spraying water cannons and throwing tear gas canisters at us to disperse the crowd:…

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