Nigerians in Hungary held a candlelight procession to honor those killed in Nigeria during the End SARS protests.
The End SARS protests began on October 8 and continued till October 20 when uniformed men opened fire at peaceful protesters.
On the night of 20 October 2020, at about 6:50 p.m, members of the Nigerian Armed Forces opened fire at
peaceful End SARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos, Nigeria
The number of casualties is still unknown. However, there have been complaints about missing persons (friends and family members),
and a few were confirmed to be hospitalized. After visiting hospitalized casualties a day after the incident
(21 October 2020), the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, initially denied any loss of life by gunfire,
but later admitted that two persons were killed
Before the Lekki shooting, several protesters had been killed during the peaceful protests, including Jimoh
Ishiaq who was killed on Saturday, October 10, 2020, when a policeman opened fire during an End SARS protest in
Oyo state. Another death was also recorded on October 12 in Ojuelegba, Surulere, when police opened fire on
To mourn those killed while protesting police brutality in Nigerian, Nigerians in Hungary held a candlelight
procession on Sunday night, October 25.
A placard from the candlelight procession reads, “For all the lives we lost in the fight to #EndSARS &