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International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor finally speaks on #EndSARS crisis – “We have received information alleging crimes in Nigeria and are keeping a close eye…”

International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda has finally commented on the #EndSARS crisis rocking the nation in the last few days. 

 

Bensouda, a prosecutor from the International Criminal Court in a tweet shared on the official Twitter handle of the ICC, revealed that they have been receiving information alleging crimes in Nigeria and are keeping a close eye on the development.  She added that any loss of life or injury is concerning.

 

 

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She tweeted;

 

“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.”

 

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We have received information alleging crimes in Nigeria and are keeping a close eye - International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor speaks on #EndSARS crisis

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