#EndSARS: UK parliament may debate petition against Nigeria as about 148, 000 signed

About 148, 864 individuals have signed the petition, asking the United Nations to sanction members of the Nigerian government and police force for the abuse of human rights over the #EndSARS movement. One Silas Ojo, created the petition and seeks to generate 100,000 signatures. According to information obtained from the website, any petition signed by over 100,000 individuals will be discussed and yes, over 140, 000 people has signed the petition. It stated that a date for debate would be announced on the peition. It reads, “Parliament will consider this for a debate. Parliament considers all petitions that get more than 100,000 signatures for a debate “Government will respond. Government responds to all petitions that get more than 10,000 signatures.” “Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials. “The Government should explore using the new sanctions regime that allows individuals and entities that violate human rights around the world to be targeted, to impose sanctions on members of the Nigerian government and police force involved in any human rights abuses by the Nigerian police. “Deploying sanctions would provide accountability for and be a deterrent to anyone involved in the violation of human right.”

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