International Criminal Court receives reports on #EndSARS killings in Nigeria

The International Criminal Court, ICC, says it has received information alleging crimes against humanity in Nigeria following the attacks on peaceful #EndSARS protesters.

ICC Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda has also confirmed that it is keenly reviewing the reports to identify if crimes against humanity and other violations of the Rome Statute have been committed in Nigeria.

The statement says “My office has been closely following the events around the current protests in Nigeria and the reaction of Nigeria’s law enforcement and security agencies.

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“Any loss of life and injury in concerning. We have received information alleging crimes and are keeping a close eye on the developments, in case violence escalates and any indications arise that Rome Statute crimes have been committed.

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