ENDSARS: ICC SAYS IT HAS RECEIVED PETITION ON CRIMES IN NIGERIA

The International Criminal Court has received reports of crimes during the # EndSARS protests in Nigeria.

ICC prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, made this known in a statement posted on the Twitter handle of the organisation.

She noted that the court is monitoring developments from the # EndSARS protests in Nigeria .

Bensouda said:

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.

Any loss of life and injury is concerning . We have received information alleging crimes and are keeping a close eye on developments, in case violence escalates and any indications arise that Rome Statute crimes may have been committed. I call for calm and restraint.

https://mobile.twitter.com/IntlCrimCourt/status/1319238242135429122

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