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Journalists Covering the Protest Movement in Nigeria were Beaten, Harassed & Fined by Law Enforcement

NEW YORK, Nov 12 (IPS) - The photos showed blood-soaked concrete, a gashed open thigh, and an injured protester grimacing in pain on the ground. Taken by photojournalist Eti-Inyene Godwin Akpan on October 20, 2020, the images tell the story of Nigerian forces’ mass shooting of anti-police brutality protesters at Lagos’ Lekki Toll Gate, an incident the government continues to deny.Read the full story, “Journalists Covering the Protest Movement in Nigeria were Beaten, Harassed & Fined by Law Enforcement”, on globalissues.org →

NEW YORK, Nov 12 (IPS) – The photos showed blood-soaked concrete, a gashed open thigh, and an injured protester grimacing in pain on the ground. Taken by photojournalist Eti-Inyene Godwin Akpan on October 20, 2020, the images tell the story of Nigerian forces’ mass shooting of anti-police brutality protesters at Lagos’ Lekki Toll Gate, an incident the government continues to deny.Read the full story, “Journalists Covering the Protest Movement in Nigeria were Beaten, Harassed & Fined by Law Enforcement”, on globalissues.org →

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