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In Abuja IDPs protest at Human Rights Commission [PHOTOS]

The protest held on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja.

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Some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have launched a protest in Abuja to show their disapproval of the poor living conditions in the camps where they are being housed.

IDPS protest in Abuja on September 2, 2015 play

IDPS protest in Abuja on September 2, 2015

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The protest held on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja.

A photo supposedly showing Nigerian IDPs being served with shovels play

A photo supposedly showing Nigerian IDPs being served with shovels

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Many Nigerians have spoken out on the harsh conditions in the camps and photos showing IDPs being served poor food with shovels have emerged on social media.

Photo supposedly showing a sample meal at a Nigerian IDP camp play

Photo supposedly showing a sample meal at a Nigerian IDP camp

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Officials in the camps have also been severally accused of embezzling funds and stealing supplies meant for the displaced persons.

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