Following the Finish SARS protests in Nigeria, the International Amnesty Watch, GAW, and a few proper teams have alleged that some celebrities tried to create anarchy utilizing faux information.
The correct teams claimed that some Nigerian celebrities and worldwide Non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, incited violence by way of faux information.
In a memorandum despatched to the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution with items of proof, GAW named fashionable singer Falz, DJ Swap, Feminist Coalition, Burna Boy, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and Nnamdi Kanu of being answerable for purveying faux information geared toward inflicting anarchy within the nation.
The correct teams referred to as for the punishment of these named in misinforming Nigerians that led to a “near-breakdown of regulation and order” that accompanied the EndSARS protests, notably in Lagos State.
The memorandum was signed by Abdulmalik Alfa, Werigbelegha Zinake, Linda Etafia and Sadiq Abdullahi on behalf of Worldwide Human Rights Safety Discussion board (IHRPF), Centre for Human Rights Development in Nigeria (CHRAN), International Integrity Campaign Community (GICN) and Make Nigeria Higher Initiative (MNBI).
GAW additionally fingered celebrities like “Folarin Falana poplarly generally known as Falz, Disc Jockey, DJ Swap, Feminist Coalition, Burna Boy, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey and Nnamdi Kanu of being within the forefront of this marketing campaign to destroy the nation with faux information.”
“The EndSARS protest throughout the nation is assumed in lots of quarters to be with no management construction. Whereas this place has been canvassed in quite a few quarters, nonetheless, there appears to be a hyperlink with reference to the supply of logistic help to the protesters throughout the nation. It’s instructive to state that the EndSARS protest was funded from a well-concealed community that raised over N75 Million from donations from people in Nigerian and outdoors the shores of the nation by way of a gaggle referred to as The Feminist Coalition,” the memorandum reads partially.
Additionally they absolved the navy of “any wrongdoing at Lekki toll gate, Lagos or wherever within the nation.”
Recall that DJ Swap had accused troopers of killing peaceable protesters in Lekki toll gate.