Ghana: Thousands facing forced eviction in Ghana

Index Number: AFR 28/006/2010

Thousands of people living and working next to disused railway lines in Accra, Ghana face imminent forced eviction to make way for the redevelopment of the railway system. Known as the Railway Dwellers, the men, women and children who live and trade in kiosks and small structures built along the railway lines face homelessness and destitution if they are forcibly evicted from their homes.

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