Democratic Socialist Movement

For Struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria

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UNBANNING OF TWITTER IS A GIMMICK BY THE FAILED BUHARI APC REGIME TO REFURBISH ITS TYRANNICAL IMAGE AHEAD OF THE 2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS

YRC Calls for Release of all Political Detainees including over 200 EndSARS Protesters still in Detention For Full Implementation of the Recommendations of the Lagos State EndSARS Panel and other Panels across the Country including Payment of Compensation to Victims of Lekki Shooting After over seven months of criminally denying Nigerians access to Twitter, the regime has finally unbanned access

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Lagos “Peace Walk”: LAUSITES SHOULD REJECT THE IRRESPONSIBLE PRO-GOVERNMENT STAND OF LASUSU LEADERSHIP

“Peace Walk” without Justice is an Insult to the Memories of the Victims of Lekki Massacre and others killed in Lagos and across the country during the #EndSARS Protest The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) branch of the Lagos State University (LASU) condemns the leadership of the Lagos State Students Union (LASUSU) for pledging to walk with the Lagos State Governor.

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LAGOS STATE WHITE PAPER ON #EndSARS PANEL IS AN ATTEMPT TO WHITEWASH THE TRUTH

We Demand Full Implementation of Panel Recommendation No to “Peace walk” Without Justice The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) hereby condemns the white paper issued by the Lagos State government on the report of the Lagos State Judicial Panel Inquiry set up to look into allegations of shooting and killing of protesters at Lekki Tollgate on 20th October 2020 following the

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LAGOS STATE #ENDSARS PANEL REPORT – A DAMNING INDICTMENT ON THE FEDERAL AND LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENTS WHO BOTH DENIED THE KILLINGS EVER HAPPENED

YOUTH RIGHTS CAMPAIGN (ERC) Public Statement LAGOS STATE #ENDSARS PANEL REPORT IS A DAMNING INDICTMENT ON THE PRESIDENT BUHARI-LED FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND THE GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU LED LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT WHO HAD BOTH DENIED THE KILLINGS EVER HAPPENED YRC Demands Arrest and Prosecution of all those Responsible, Adequate Compensation for All Victims and immediate and unconditional release of protesters still in

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JUSTICE FOR OCTOBER 2020 ENDSARS PROTESTERS AND ALL VICTIMS OF POLICE BRUTALITY AND STATE REPRESSION

Release all #EndSARS Protesters still in Detention as well as all Political Detainees Fight State Repression! End Capitalism!! For a Democratic and Socialist Nigeria!!! October 2020 will go down in history as a month of revolt. It was the month Nigerian youth took the wheel of history, rolling it with the aim of opening a new page. While a new

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YRC HOLDS SYMPOSIUM TO REVIEW #ENDSARS STRUGGLE ONE YEAR AFTER

Participants call for youth struggle to be taken to the next level with a campaign against unemployment and anti-poor policies Over 30 youth, activists and Socialists turned out at a public symposium held on Saturday October 23 by the Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) to commemorate the one year anniversary of the #EndSARS struggle. The YRC is a youth platform of

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YRC CONDEMNS UNPROVOKED ATTACK ON PROTESTERS AND JOURNALISTS AT LEKKI TOLL GATE BY THE POLICE

We Demand immediate release of all those arrested! The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) condemns the brutal and unprovoked attack by the police on peaceful protesters and journalists at Lekki toll gate today, Wednesday October 20, 2021. There are reports of arrests, assault on journalists and seizure of their equipment as well as shooting at peaceful protesters. Peaceful protest is a

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Justice for October 2020 EndSARS Protesters and all Victims of Police Brutality and State Repression

Release all #EndSARS protesters still in detention as well as all political detainees Fight State Repression! End Capitalism!! For a Democratic and Socialist Nigeria!!! On the occasion of the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protest, the Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) salute all radical youth who stood against police brutality and state repression last year October as well as those who

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YRC holds Public Symposium on EndSARS Fallout and Growing Repression

About 35 participants attended a Public Symposium organised by the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) and the Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) held on Saturday 27 February 2021. This symposium, which held at NUD primary school, Arumoh, Ajegunle, Lagos State, was organised to discuss issues around the #EndSARS protest, Lekki killings, the escalating repression of the Buhari regime and what needs to

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RELEASE ALL ARRESTED YOUTHS WHO PARTICIPATED IN MEMORIAL WALK IN HONOUR OF OCTOBER 20TH FALLEN HEROES!

DROP ALL CHARGES The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) condemns the arrest on Saturday 20 February 2021 and continuous detention of youths who participated at the 120 days memorial procession of the Lekki toll plaza shooting for more than 48hours. It will be recalled that youths on Saturday 20th February 2021, organized a peaceful procession in Lagos to honour the fallen

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LEKKI TOLLGATE: YRC CONDEMN REPORTS OF BEATING AND BRUTALISATION OF ARRESTED PROTESTERS

WE DEMAND ARREST AND DILIGENT PROSECUTION OF ALL OFFICERS INVOLVED AND IMMEDIATE SACK OF THE LAGOS STATE CP, HAKEEM ODUMOSU, WHOSE CRIMINALISATION OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS LAID THE FOUNDATION FOR THE BRUTAL CONDUCTS OF THE POLICE PERSONNEL WE CHALLENGE THE LABOUR MOVEMENT TO BREAK OUT OF ITS SILENCE IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE COUNTRY FROM SLIDING INTO DICTATORSHIP AND ANARCHY It

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REPRESSION OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS ESCALATES

Moshood Oshunfurewa, Arrested DSM Branch Organiser, Narrates Ordeal A peaceful protest called by activists over the weekend, Saturday 13 February 2021 to protest the decision to reopen Lekki tollgate to business was openly and brutally repressed. This new repression following widespread protest against police brutality last year has unmasked the Buhari government as a major enabler of police brutality and

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LEKKI TOLLGATE: RELEASE MOSHOOD OSHUNFUREWA, SANYAOLU JUWON, MR. MACARONI AND OTHER ARRESTED PROTESTERS IMMEDIATELY AND UNCONDITIONALLY

PEACEFUL PROTEST IS RIGHT NOT PRIVILEGE! The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) condemns violent clampdown on Lekki tollgate protesters today Saturday 13 February 2021 while assembling to peacefully protest the decision of the Lagos State Judicial panel to reopen the tollgate where scores of protesters were shot and killed on October 20 last year before investigation into the shooting had been

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THE ARREST OF COMRADE MOSHOOD OSHUNFUREWA, MR MC MACARONI AND OVER 11 OTHERS IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL!

SPN demands their immediate and unconditional release!! The Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN condemns the harassment and arrest of Comrade Moshood Oshunfurewa, Mr MC Macaroni, a popular comedian, and 11 others protesters by the Nigeria police at the instance of both the Buhari-led federal government and Lagos state government, and demands their immediate and unconditional release. Comrade Moshood Oshunfurewa, Lagos

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RE-OPENING LEKKI TOLLGATE BEFORE CONCLUSION OF INVESTIGATION IS AN ATTEMPT TO COVER UP THE OCTOBER 20 KILLING

BY ITS DECISION, THE PANEL IS GUILTY OF PLACING VALUE ON PROFIT OVER HUMAN LIVES WE RESTATE OUR DEMAND FOR AN INDEPENDENT PANEL OF INQUIRY The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) strongly condemns the decision of the Lagos state panel of inquiry on the Endsars protest to return possession of the Lekki toll gate to the Lekki Concession Company (LCC). For

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FREE SOWORE AND FOUR OTHER ARRESTED ACTIVISTS NOW!

THEIR ARREST AND DETENTION SHOW THAT PRESIDENT BUHARI’S NEW YEAR VOW TO “LISTEN” TO THE YOUTH IS A MERE DECEIT The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) condemns in strong terms the brutal arrest of Omoyele Sowore, Juwon Sanyaolu, Damilare Adenola, Peter and Kimrere who were seized on the eve of the New Year for staging a peaceful protest to register their

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2020 ONE MONTH AFTER LEKKI SHOOTING: WE REMEMBER OUR FALLEN HEROES

LIES OF THE BUHARI GOVERNMENT MUST NOT PREVAIL; WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR ALL VICTIMS OF BRUTALITY ALL PARTAKERS IN THE KILLING, MAIMING AND HARASSMENT OF PROTESTERS MUST BE MADE TO FACE THE MUSIC WORKING PEOPLE AND YOUTH MUST RESIST CONTINUED ATTACKS ON DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS AND ALL ANTI-POOR POLICIES The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) seizes this opportunity to condole with the

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#ENDSARS UPRISING: PERSPECTIVES, LESSONS, TASKS AND THE WAY FORWARD FOR THE REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT

The #EndSARS protests have marked the entry of a new generation of Nigerian youths into the arena of mass struggle. It is a unique generation, many of whom, unlike previous generations, do not have the usual background of campus or school activism, nor working place industrial or collective bargaining struggles. They can, on the one hand, be rightly called the

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POLICE THREAT TO BAN #ENDSARS PROTEST IN LAGOS IS TANTAMOUNT TO EXCISING CITIZENS’ RIGHTS TO FREELY ASSEMBLE

POLICE THREAT NOT TO ALLOW PLANNED #ENDSARS PROTEST IN LAGOS IS TANTAMOUNT TO EXCISING CITIZENS’ CONSTITIONALLY-GRANTED RIGHTS TO FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY YRC WARNS THE LAGOS STATE CP ODUMOSU NOT TO INFLAME TENSION IN A STATE ALREADY TRAUMATIZED BY THE STATE-MOTIVATED VIOLENCE OF THE PAST FEW WEEKS BY CLAMPING DOWN ON PEACEFUL PROTESTERS The Youth Rights Campaign (YRC) condemns threat from

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Build a campaigning youth movement – the Youth Rights Campaign

Appeal to become active and to give donations Communique of YRC Symposium held on the 23rd of October The symposium of the Youth Rights Campaign (YRC), the youth platform of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), started by 11:20 on Friday, 23rd of October with initially 34 participants, which later grew to over 90 at its peak. It lasted for about