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Table of Contents Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………....2 Acknowledgement ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….….3 List of Abbreviations……………………………………………………………………………………….……...………………..4 Executive Summary………………………………………………………………………………………….……………………….7 Methodology…………………………………………………………………………………………………….…………………….11 Note about Islamist sect …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..13 1. Chapter One: Renewed Demolitions in Abuja, FCT………………………………………………………….…14 Abuja Master Plan and Forced Evictions……………………………..……..………………….……….14 Abuja Indigenes: ………………………………………………………………….…………………………….16 Gosa 1 Village demolitions…………………………………………………………………………………..17 Untold Suffering, Agony, Tears Trail the Evictions……………………………………….…………..20 Other demolitions in the FCT ……………………………………………………….…………………......22 - Bassa Jiwa………………………………………………………………………......……………..………..24 - Galadimawa……………………………………………………………………….………………….……..26 - Iddo Sariki………………………………………………………………… ………………………..……....26 2. Chapter Two: State of Emergency ………………………………………………………………………….…….....28 Profiling Terror-Linked House Demolitions: The Israeli Experience…………….…….………31 Terror-linked House Demolitions in Northern Nigeria: An Overview………………..…………32 Destruction of Places of Worship………………………………………………………………....……..35 Disproportionate Targeting of Youths with Violence and Extra-judicial Killings..............38 Businesses Owned or Dominated by Young People Outlawed, Destroyed………………….40 Impunity, Lack of Accountability is Fueling Security Crisis………..……………...……………...40 3. Chapter Three: A Reign of Reprisals…………………………………………………………………………………43 Attacks on Educational Institutions…………………………………….……….……………………….44 Attacks on Police Stations, Media and other Agencies…………………….…..………………….45

4. Chapter Four: Impact of the Violence on Social and Economic Rights…………………………………....46 Food Crisis Looms……………………………………………………………………………………………...46 Impact on Women, Children, Vulnerable Groups……….…………………………………………….47 The Right to Adequate Housing……………………………………………………………………….......48 5. Chapter Five: “Respect, Protect and Fulfill the Right to Housing”………………………………………………………..50 Respect, Protect and Fulfill Typology……………………………………………………………………………..……….50 Prohibition on Forced Evictions……………………………………………………………………………………….........51

6. Chapter Six: Integrating Human Rights into Counter-Terrorism Undertakings….…………….…53 DEMOLISHING FOUNDATIONS OF PEACE

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