September 26, 2021

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Nigerian government tries to quell public outrage over police brutality

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For weeks, people have taken to Nigeria’s streets to protest police brutality and the heavy-handed tactics of one unit in particular: the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS. The government since disbanded the group, but demonstrators are demanding further reforms — and compensation for past victims of violence. Special correspondent Phil Ihaza reports from the country’s capital, Abuja.

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