Awaiting Trial private screening holds in Abuja

Awaiting Trial private screening holds in Abuja
December 7, 2022 Dorcas

Award-winning documentary, Awaiting Trial screens at Effective Altruism Nigeria workshop. 

Awaiting Trial is a documentary that explores both the #EndSARS protests and the ‘deeper illness’ they point to – the phenomenon in Nigeria’s communal justice system called ‘awaiting trial’ where people are arrested and detained indefinitely without charge.  After a successful 5-day digital screening on YouTube, the documentary recently held a private screening at the Effective Altruism event in Nigeria. 

Effective altruism (EA) is a philosophy and social movement about combining empathy, reason and evidence.  

On November 19, 2022, Effective Altruism Nigeria held a nationwide workshop where Awaiting Trial was screened.  

The screening was held at Hampton Apartment, Maitama, Abuja, and was attended by people from every geopolitical zone in Nigeria. 



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