Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN) has been dragged before the International Criminal Court in Hague, for allegedly instigating the violent #EndSARS protests that led the destruction of properties and other crimes against humanity in Nigeria.
According tothe criminal complaint filed by Joseph Nwaegbu. a Senior Associate of Pathfind Attorneys on behalf of Make Nigeria Better Initiative (MNBI), the role played by Mr. Falana before, during and after what observers described as “the mother of all protests in Nigeria” is not only ignoble but criminal.
The group also accused Mr. Falana of spreading fake news to further incite the youths in the country against the government which killings and destructions of properties. The group said it has attached sensitive pieces of evidence on the allegations raised to drive home their argument that Femi Falana, ought to be prosecuted and sanctioned.
The ICC has however acknowledged the receipt of the complaints.
According to a reply signed by the Head of Information and Evidence Unit of the ICC, Mark Dillon, the Communication has entered the Registry of the Court and will be considered accordingly with the procedure and Rome Statute of the ICC.
The complaint dated 4th November, 2020 was addressed to the Office of Madame Fatou Bensouda, The Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC).