Ghanaian actress Ama K Abebrese believes everyone has a right to protest what matters to them.
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She made that comment after comparing the End Sars protests in Nigeria to Ghanaian celebrities fighting to be paid to endorse alcohol and betting companies.
In a tweet, Ama K. Abebrese wrote;
Nigerian youths are fighting to #EndSARS #EndSWAT & end #PoliceBrutality for their Human Rights. In Ghana, some celebrities are fighting to be paid to promote alcohol and sports betting to youths as a ‘Human Rights’ issue. Everyone has a right to protest what matters to them.
Ama K Abebrese (born May 3, 1980) is a British-Ghanaian actress, television presenter and a producer.
She was born in Ghana and raised in West London in the United Kingdom.
She won the 2011 Best Actress in a Leading Role at the AMAA Awards for her stellar performance in Sinking Sands.
Her film credits includes Azali (film) which is Ghana first ever selection for the Oscars; and the 2015 Netflix movie Beasts of No Nation directed by Cary Fukunaga and stars Idris Elba.
She plays the mother to lead young actor Abraham Attah who plays Agu.
Abebrese is listed among Africa’s Top 20 Actors and Actresses by FilmContacts.com.
She is the narrator and a producer on the Blitz Bazawule film The Burial of Kojo which was acquired by Array and was released on Netflix.
Story by Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh || Twitter @NYB_LIVE