Over ten days now, protesters have taken to the streets of major cities in Nigeria to protest against the brutality of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and extra-judicial killings by police officers. A major part of these protests has been fundraising campaigns by organizations to support activities around the protest.
Fundraisers and donors hit a roadblock a few days into the ongoing protests as bank accounts got suspended, and donation links were deactivated.Protesters quickly moved to receive donations in bitcoin to prevent potential censorship. In this article, we look at why protesters are opting for bitcoin donations.
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