Amnesty International Reacts To Shooting Of Sowore

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Omoyele Sowore

Global human rights group, Amnesty International has condemned the shooting of activist, Omoyele Sowore by a police officer in Abuja.

VANTAGE NEWS had reported that the convener of the Revolution Now movement was shot at the Unity Fountain while he was trying to gain entrance into the place.

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Reacting to the incident, Amnesty International called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to investigate the shooting.

“Amnesty International received disturbing report that activist Omoyele Sowore was shot by the police, during a protest against rampant insecurity in Abuja. Protesters deserved to be listened to, not shot at.

“We call on Nigerian authorities to investigate the incident and bring perpetrators to justice,” the global human rights group tweeted on Monday.

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