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Amnesty Urges Shelter for Thousands Whose Homes Were Razed

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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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