Nigerian activist Aisha Yesufu: 'We're simply asking for police brutality to stop'


"Death is when you are afraid to speak the truth." That's the strong message from Nigerian campaigner Aisha Yesufu. She was one of the founders of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement, after nearly 300 schoolgirls were abducted from the Nigerian town of Chibok by Boko Haram six years ago. Yesufu is currently one of those leading protests in Nigeria, accusing the police of kidnapping, murder, rape and torture. "We're simply asking for police brutality to stop," she told us on Perspective.


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