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SERAP knocks FG for Cameroonians’ deportation (Punch)

SERAP knocks FG for Cameroonians’ deportation (Punch)

A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has condemned the reported deportation of 51 Cameroonians, who were living in Nigeria as asylum seekers or naturalised citizens, by the Federal Government.

The group, in a statement on Sunday by its Deputy Director, Adewale Timothy, said the reported forced eviction of the foreigners was both morally and legally wrong, describing it as human rights abuse. Timothy said SERAP had already submitted a petition against both the Federal Government and the Cameroonian authorities to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in protest against the deportation. Read more

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