The International Criminal Court, ICC, Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda on Thursday said the court has received reports of crimes during the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria.
Bensouda said this in a statement posted on the organisation’s verified Twitter account.
She noted that the court is paying a close eye on developments in Nigeria.
Bensouda said, “My office has been closely following the events around the current protests in Nigeria and the reaction of Nigeria’s law enforcement and security agencies,” she said.
“Any loss of life and injury is concerning. We have received information alleging crimes and are keeping a close eye on developments, in case violence escalates and any indications arise that Rome Statute crimes may have been committed.
“I call for calm and restraint.”