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Nigerians Mourn Souls Lost To Police Brutality In #EndSARS Vigil

Thousands of Nigerians gathered on Sunday for a vigil to remember those who lost their lives at the hands of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) — a police unit accused of brutality and human rights crimes.

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Created in 1984 to combat growing robberies in Nigeria, the unit is now disbanded following one of the largest youth-led protests the country has seen in a decade launched earlier in October by way of the social media movement #EndSARSNow.

Around 100 people have been injured and at least ten have died in the demonstrations due to what Amnesty International belie

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