Community-led housing has shown to be an efficient solution to the lack of access to adequate housing all over the world. 6 organizations, including HIC, are coming together to create the platform of social production of habitat, aiming at giving a voice to the people who create new innovative housing solutions on a grassroots level.
In light of the recent mass killing of civilians in occupied Palestine, the undersigned 95 organizations call on the UN Human Rights Council to urgently launch an independent investigation into violations of international human rights and humanitarian law by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory, occurring in the context of the “March of Great Return” and Nakba protests.
The Court in Padua has summoned Cesare Ottolini, global coordinator of the International Alliance of Inhabitants , accused of “aggravated private violence” for successfully defending a family of migrants against eviction from their home. The family is one of many families defended over 40 years of struggle for the right to housing in his city and on all continents.
An interesting conversation with our President, Loreza Zarate, and Gerardo Pisarello, Deputy Mayor of Barcelona City Council, around the topic: "New municipalism and the right to the city, the challenges of an urbanized world."
The families affected by the tragedy of the fire of the building that collapsed on May 1, 2018, camped in Largo do Paissandu, present the demands approved in the Assembly on May 4, 18 that require the authorities to have access to basic services of sanidad?atenci?n medical and protection from being outdoors among others.
This cycle of debates provides the occasion for an open debate among people from different parts of the world that are involved with the struggle for defending the right to affordable and adequate housing.
Following our gathering at the World Social Forum 2018 in Salvador de Bahia and supporting the call from our member from Brazil Uni?o Nacional Por Moradia Popular (UNMP), we would like to call for solidarity with Brazilian people that face today the most serious moment of attacking against democratic yearnings.