ICC prosecutor steps into #EndSARS killings, says watching developments closely


An International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda said her office was in receipt of information alleging crimes against  the #EndSARS protesters in Nigeria.

According to Bensouda in a statement on Thursday, the ICC had been closely  monitoring the  protests in Nigeria.

“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,” the statement said.

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