Protestors against police brutality are still being targeted by the Nigerian government, which is itself avoiding accountability.
While some movements flamed out, activists across the continent, particularly young women, can take pride in the changes they began to bring about.
Opal Tometi and a host of activists and celebrities, including Alicia Keys, Greta Thunberg, Kerry Washington and Harry Belafonte, have signed an open letter to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
Local news outlets – some of which are owned by prominent politicians – have been reluctant to report on the growing unrest.
According to Amnesty International, 38 people were killed on Tuesday night during an anti-police protest in the Nigerian city.
The #ENDSARS protests have only gained in strength and power, and thrown the government into crisis; this is what it has looked like on the ground.
The address comes two weeks into nationwide anti police-brutality protests.
As activists tried to upload images of Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests, the social media companies blocked their posts.
A reported 15 people were killed and hundreds more injured at an anti-police brutality protest in Lagos last night.
The #ENDSARS movement, Nigeria’s largest mass protest in almost a decade, is calling for the actual end of a corrupt police squad.
Several injured and at least one dead on day four of national protests.