Welcome to the first issue of ESR Review of 2021, which is part of an ongoing special series on access to justice. At the time of this writing, the world bears witness to brutal attacks by the Nigerian government on #EndSARS protesters over the past three weeks. The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a police unit, was established in 1992 to combat rampant armed robberies and crime, but since its inception, it has abused its power by harassing, extorting and murdering the people of Nigeria.