Femi Falana Dragged To Worldwide Legal Court docket (ICC) Over #EndSARS Protest
A gaggle, Make Nigeria Higher Initiative (MNBI) has dragged Nigerian lawyer and Human rights activist, Femi Falana to the Worldwide Legal Court docket (ICC) for his participation within the latest #EndSARS protest within the nation.
Final month, peaceable protesters took to the streets of Nigeria to name for an finish to police brutality, although the protest would flip violent after being hijacked by hoodlums and extra assaults from safety brokers.
Femi Falana has now been dragged to the Worldwide Legal Court docket (ICC), in a petition filed by Joseph Nwaegbu, Esq. a Senior Affiliate of Pathfind Attorneys on behalf of Make Nigeria Higher Initiative (MNBI) on the 3th of November 2020.
The petition was ddressed to the Workplace of Madame Fatou Bensouda, the Prosecutor, Worldwide Legal Court docket (ICC).
The human rights activist was accused of allegedly instigating the #EndSARS disaster that led to the deaths of many Nigerians.
The group which additionally accused Falana of sustaining an antagonistic posture in opposition to Nigeria’s safety forces, particularly the navy ever for the reason that nation returned to democracy, additional acknowledged that the position he performed within the protest was not solely ignoble however felony.
The petition is nonetheless coming after the human rights activist introduced that he and different attorneys are compiling proof to make sure the trial of the Chief of Military Employees, Tukur Buratai earlier than the ICC.
See the petition written in opposition to him beneath;