Thousands displaced after Lagos police raze slum

Thousands of people have been made homeless in Nigeria after security forces used bullets, tear gas and bulldozers to push them out of a waterfront slum.

Thousands of people have been made homeless in Nigeria after security forces used bullets, tear gas and bulldozers to push them out of a waterfront slum.

Amnesty International, the rights monitor, has condemned the action by the government, calling it a brutal and illegal demolition of the Otodo-Gbame fishing community in Lagos.

Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports.

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