Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Protesters shot as demonstrations against police brutality continue in Lagos, Nigeria, BBC News Africa reports




BBC News Africa, Bloomberg and other outlets are reporting that a number of protesters have been killed or injured in the Nigerian city on Tuesday. The ongoing demonstrations, which have been taking place for more than two weeks, began with a call to end the recently-dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), which the government has pledged to investigate for brutality and human rights violations. Lagos and other cities are currently under a 24-hour curfew.

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