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Police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some say they were raped

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled media to remain anonymous. One after the other, the women recount horrific physical and sexual abuse they say they were subjected to following their arrests on April 27 by officers of a special task force that raided hotels and nightclubs in Abuja. "They forced us, they raped us," one of the women shouted into the microphone at the media conference, which was recorded on video and seen by CNN..The 65 women who were arrested say they were beaten and harassed by officers, who forced them into their vans and drove them to the police station, their lawyers and NGOs told CNN. The seven women i ...
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