police brutality

People carry banner during a protest to commemorate one year anniversary of EndSars, a protest movement against police brutality at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, on October 20, 2021. - Hundreds of youth match to commemorate one year anniversary of Endars protest that rocked the major cities across the country on October 20, 2020. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

#EndSARS 2020: 15 protesters still in detention as police remain corrupt

More than three years after the #EndSARS protest against police brutality erupted in major Nigerian cities, at least 15 protesters are still in police in detention, Afrobarometer said in a new report.
6 months ago
Police officers arrest a protestor during a demonstration against police brutality, at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos on February 13, 2021. - Nigerian police arrested a small group of protesters in Lagos after they tried to hold a rally demanding justice for victims of a deadly shooting during demonstrations last year. Activists had called for new protests after a judicial panel authorised the reopening of the city's giant Lekki tollgate, where security forces shot at protesters in October (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NOPRIN tasks citizens to report police brutality, abuse

National Coordinator, Network of Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN Foundation), Emmanuel Ikule, has called on citizens to report cases of police brutality to serve as a deterrent, promote accountability and reform the
2 years ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - APRIL 13: Protesters demonstrate against the police shooting of Patrick Lyoya on April 13, 2022 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Lyoya, a 26-year old Black man, was shot and killed April 4 by a Grand Rapids police officer following a traffic stop. The officer, who was alone at the time of the shooting, has been placed on paid administrative leave. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by BILL PUGLIANO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

Protests in US city after video shows police shooting of Black man

Dozens of protestors gathered Wednesday evening in Grand Rapids, Michigan after police released videos related to the fatal shooting of a young Black man by a white police officer.
2 years ago
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