Benin: “Displaced for Coconut Palms” Forced Evictions for Tourism and Coastal Development in Benin

This report analyses the forced evictions of several thousand people in Benin since 2021 due to the needs of four tourism and coastal development projects. It explains the conditions under which these evictions have been carried out with regard to Beninese law and international human rights law, and sets out their consequences for the economic, social and cultural rights of those evicted.

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