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#freesowore: 53 Rights Organizations To Hold Rally Demanding Sowore’s Release
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#freesowore: 53 Rights Organizations To Hold Rally Demanding Sowore’s Release

About 53 non-governmental organizations under the aegis of Coalition of Human and Civil Rights Organizations (COHCRO) are set to hold a protest calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore, an opponent of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last presidential election. Sowore was arrested on August 3 by the Nigerian secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS) and has been in detention since then. He was abducted by the DSS in a Gestapo style in his apartment for organizing a demonstration tagged, #RevolutionNow. A statement by Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman on behalf of the coalition said: “Well-meaning Nigerians and lovers of genuine democracy would grace the event slated for Thursday 5th of September, 2019. “The planned March protest would draw members from no fewer t...