The United Kingdom Parliament has started the deliberations on the petition seeking to sanction the federal government for human rights abuses over the End SARS protests.
It was reported that the United Kingdom Parliament has confirmed it will consider a petition seeking to sanction the federal government for human rights abuses over the #EndSARS protests.
The petition which is on the UK government and parliament website, accused the Nigerian government and police of violating the rights of those protesting against police brutality and extortion.
Following the development, Stephen Doughty member of the parliament in a post via his Twitter account on Wednesday said the issue of the killings has been raised and deliberations has begun.
“ I raised the shocking killings of End Sars protestors in Lekki toll gate, Lagos Nigeria this morning in House of Commons with FCDOGovUK Minister Nigel Adams.
“I am horrified by the reports I am receiving.
“UK Government must urgently raise at the highest levels with Nigeria,” he said.
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I am horrified by the reports I am receiving.
— Stephen Doughty MP (@SDoughtyMP) October 21, 2020