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Amnesty Urges Shelter for Thousands Whose Homes Were Razed

Amnesty International is calling on Nigerian authorities to provide accommodation for as many as 30,000 people who have been left homeless after their waterfront communities were destroyed despite a court injunction. Amnesty said Friday that the people made homeless in Lagos State were driven out this week and their homes deliberately set alight, in direct contravention of a court order. A fire started in the Otodo Gbame community Wednesday, and eyewitnesses said police who were...

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