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Afro-Descendent Communities Bring Petition Against Brazil under International Labour Organisation Indigenous Rights Mechanism, for Systemic Violations of Land Rights
The Geneva-based Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) provided legal support to the organizations. The Communication was presented in September to the International Labour Standards Department of ILO in Geneva.
 
Indonesia : Another eviction took place in Jakarta
The eviction was carried out by 5000 troops consist of Jakarta Public Order Officer (Satpol PP) and convoyed by the police officer. The troops equipped with hard tools managed to evict 6000 poor people who has live there, on the land sized 26,5 hectares, for the last 3 years.
 
European and international solidarity campaign for the Collettivo Sottotetto housing project in the Compagnoni quarter of Reggio Emilia, Italy
One of the most important projects engaged in fighting against the social dismantling of this area, the Collettivo Sottotetto, is in danger.
 
COHRE condemns threatened demolition of housing and mosque in Israel
The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions today condemned the demolition order for a community mosque and three other residential buildings in Wadi Al Na’am an unrecognized Bedouin village in the Negev/Naqab, southern Israel.
 
Fat-rent-parties in Zurich
There is less and less affordable housing in global cities like Zurich - poor and middle class people are slowly been pushed out of the centre. Since april 2008 the activist group urban.lab is partying fat-rent-parties against fast growing rents.
 
World Urban Forum IV
Updated Programme and news
 
Call to action for Housing and Land Rights Day 2008!
Act together. Housing for All! 2008
 
 
 

 

   
 


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