Friday, September 2, 2016

Human Rights Activists From Rivers, Bayelsa & Delta Take To Streets To Protest Death Of Ken Atsuwete

Hundreds of human rights activists from Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta States today held a peaceful demonstration at the headquarters of the Rivers State Police Command over the murder of human rights activist and lawyer, Ken Atsuwete.

The demonstrators called on the police to act fast and bring to book the killers of the human rights lawyer.

Anyakwe Nsirimovu, Director of Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (IHRHL) said the protest was organized under the auspices of Niger Delta Civil Society Coalition (NDCSC).

The activist revealed that the peaceful procession began with an audience with the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Francis Mobolaji Odesanya. The protesters wore black T-shirts on black trousers and carried inscriptions like: “End the killings in Rivers”, “Fish out the killers of Ken, “This is one killing too many”, “Enough of Blood Spilling in Rivers”, “Ken’s Blood will Speak”.

1 comment:

  1. The Nigeria police can't do nothing to fish out the killers; the best they can do is to bring or arrest another set of criminal(s) and put the crime on them