Viral lynching

Viral lynching to end Nigeria’s mob justice

Jane Toku does not cry as she recalls seeing the smouldering remains of her son’s corpse on the morning, he and three of his friends were lynched ten years ago. At dawn, the four students encountered a local vigilante group in Aluu, a community behind the University of Port Harcourt in southern Nigeria’s oil capital. There had been a string of robberies in the area, and people were suspicious at that hour of the morning. Llody Toku, Ugoing to Obuzor, Chiadika Biringa, and Tekena Elka...[Read More]