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Nigerians hold vigil for victims of Police brutality

– – Thousands of Nigerians on Sunday gathered across the country to hold a vigil to remember those who were killed by members of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS). The notorious police unit has been accused of brutality and human rights crimes, sparking protests. Members of the SARS unit were accused of committing extrajudicial killings and torture. Protests over recent killings carried out allegedly by some of the members of SARS have received support globally. The decision by the government to disband the unit did not even appease citizens but rather…

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Video: Kenyans angry at brutal attack of student by police

Kenyans have expressed anger at a video that has gone viral showing police officers brutally beating a university student. The 22-second clip recorded from a high-rise building on Monday shows four officers kicking, hitting and stamping on the said student who lied on the ground. The officers beat and kicked the student on the head, with the victim of the attack helpless. Kenyan police were deployed to Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in Juja town, north of the capital, Nairobi, following students demonstration against rising insecurity. NO.…

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