Nigerian #EndSARS Protests
Posted on AllSides October 22nd, 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS
- Founded in 1984, SARS or the Special Anti-Robbery Squad was formed to address the increase in armed robbery and crime in Nigeria. However, many Nigerians have accused SARS of unlawful arrests and abuses of power from extortion to murder.
- The #EndSARS hashtag was officially created in 2017 to protest the agency, but has recently gained momentum after recently released video shows members of SARS ...
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