#EndSARS: International Criminal Court Begins Probe Into Shooting Of Protesters At Lekki By Nigerian Army

#EndSARS: International Criminal Court Begins Probe Into Shooting Of Protesters At Lekki By Nigerian Army
Ozumar123 Nov 07, 2020 15:52
The International Criminal Court has disclosed that it was conducting a preliminary investigation into the recent #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. In a statement, the office of the ICC prosecutor had earlier said it had received information on alleged crimes. According to BBC, the examination will “assess whether the legal criteria for opening an investigation under the Rome Statute are met”. For weeks, crowds of peaceful protesters gathered in streets in major towns of Nigeria to demonstrate against police brutality, leading to a crackdown. Rights group, Amnesty International, said security forces opened fire on protesters, killing and injuring a number of people. Both the police and army have rejected Amnesty’s allegation. The ICC said it would make findings of the preliminary examination public

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Ozumar123
comment|78780|2016432

The govt must be judged accordingly

Nov 08, 2020 08:34 Report Abuse

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Ozumar123
comment|78778|2016432

Hoping that the international bodies will look deep into it

Nov 08, 2020 08:31 Report Abuse

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Ozumar123
comment|78776|2016432

This killing must stop

Nov 08, 2020 08:30 Report Abuse