A few hours ago, the Twitter CEO and Square, Jack Dorsey took to his Twitter account. Mainly, to request support for Nigerian protesters, who seek an end to police brutality. Specifically, asking to donate Bitcoin.
It should be noted, that Jack Dorsey has been a long time Bitcoin supporter. Saying that:
‘Bitcoin is probably the best native currency on the internet. Because it is driven by consensus and built by everyone.
Jack Dorsey supports #EndSARS and asks to donate Bitcoin
Indeed, in a tweet on Wednesday, Jack urged everyone involved to donate Bitcoin. Basically in support of the cause that has seen many Nigerians take to the streets in protest.
Thus, Jack Dorsey’s call is one of several made by various groups. Also, from international organizations, celebrities and public figures from around the world.
The #EndSARS protest
Specifically, it is geared towards the call to end police brutality in Nigeria. Gaining momentum on Twitter, before escalating into street protests in cities in Nigeria and around the world.
Indeed, the protests began on October 4. When thousands of Nigerians took to the streets calling on the government to disband the Special Anti-Theft Squad (SARS). With the hashtag #EndSARS as a trend.
This protest forced the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to disband the infamous sub-unit of the force.
“The Special Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police has been disbanded with immediate effect.”
Feminist Coalition asks for donations through Bitcoin
Undoubtedly, it is a group of Nigerian feminists who fight against injustice. Through peaceful protests, fundraising and social media organization.
This group is asking supporters to make donations through Bitcoin. After authorities reportedly blocked the organization’s bank account.
When requesting Bitcoin donations, the Feminist Coalition He is confident that the funds to finance the protests will continue to flow. Very important, since Nigerian women are already familiar with cryptocurrencies.
Lawsuit against Jack Dorsey
It is necessary to highlight that Adamu Garba, former presidential candidate of the Congress of All Progressives, APC. He has threatened to sue Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. For supporting the #EndSARS protest and asking to donate Bitcoin.
He explained that Jack’s tweet was unnecessary interference. And that by supporting a donation link to the movement, he was able to push the situation beyond Nigeria’s overburdened security management.
“I can see that you are even sharing a link for people to donate Bitcoin for this protest. An event capable of scaling beyond our already overloaded security management. If this protest continues to become disorder, we will meet in Court ».
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I say goodbye with this phrase from Harvey McKinnon: «Donor loyalty does not mean that he is loyal to you. But you are loyal to the donor«.