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Nigeria: Denials and cover up mark 100 days since Lekki shooting

Nigerian authorities have failed to bring to justice those suspected to be responsible for the brutal crackdown by security forces on peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki toll gate and Alausa in Lagos in October 2020 and have brazenly attempted to cover up the violence.

Nigeria: Education under attack in the north

Amnesty International condemn this appalling attack, which is the latest in a string of grave human rights abuses by Boko Haram. Since 2012 hundreds of teachers, schoolchildren and students have been killed or wounded by Boko Haram, and thousands of children have been abducted.

Introducing YARN

Since May 2020, Amnesty International has been working with YARN (Youth Advocating for Rights in Nigeria), which is a youth-led campaign, speaking up for freedom of expression in Nigeria. YARN envisions a Nigeria where anyone can voice their opinion without fear of criminalisation or repression.