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Nigeria: Thousands of people forcibly evicted from their homes: Thousands more at risk

, Index number: AFR 44/2477/2015

The statement describes a mass forced eviction and the destruction of property in the informal settlement of Ijora Badia, Lagos on Friday, 18 September 2015. It also establishes the failure of the state government to protect those whose rights have been violated as it is required to do under international law. The statement was jointly issued by Amnesty International, Justice & Empowerment Initiatives, and the Nigerian Slum/Informal Settlement Federation

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