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The International Criminal Court ( ICC), The Hague, opened an investigation into the EndSARS protests in Nigeria.

A demonstrator stands atop a vehicle and shouts slogans as others carry banners while blocking a road leading to the airport, during a protest over alleged police brutality, in Lagos, Nigeria October 12, 2020. REUTERS/Seun Sanni

The Internationa Criminal Court, The Hague, The Netherlands has shown interest in the alleged massacre that took place in Nigeria during the protest against police brutality at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, Nigeria. The protest which began in Lagos on October 8th, was repeatedly dispersed by the police in Lagos and Abuja.

Live bullets were alleged to have been fired in some cases. While that was happening, the Lagos and Abuja gangs targeted End SARS groups at different locations with armed weapons.

Nigerian Army troops reportedly opened fire on unarmed civilians at Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos on October 20 during the peaceful protest.

The Nigerian Police claimed that 22 police officers were killed and 205 stations were burned across the country during the protests.

The International Criminal Court has assured the world that the findings of the formal inquiry into the crimes committed during the protests shall be made public.

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