Nigerians within the country and across the diaspora are calling for an end to police brutality in Africa’s most populous nation. Demonstrators across the country and posts on social media platforms specifically targeted the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS), a branch of the national police force that has become notorious for preying upon Nigerian citizens.

As Blavity previously reported, large-scale protests have continued despite a government announcement that it is disbanding the SARS unit.  As anger over police brutality continues to spread across Nigeria and beyond, here are five things to know about the protests.