Habitat International Coalition
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Stop Bulldozers. Hundreds of houses being demolished at Rafah.
Prime Minister Sharon and Defense Minister Mofaz authorized the army to demolish hundreds of Palestinian houses at Rafah, on the Gaza Strip's border with Egypt, so as to create a "sterile" zone hundreds of meters wide.
 
Over 300,000 people to be forcefully evicted from Yamuna Pushta
In Delhi: 40,000 homes demolished so far
 
The Formosa Government Expropriates Indigenous Land
The Native Peoples Week 2004 began in mourning in Formosa. What originally was meant to be a celebration became a funeral, yet another sign of grief and dispossession affected the Pilagá Village who were expulsed from their land.
 
Report on HIC's participation at CSD-12 in New York
The "official" CSD-12 sessions included several hundred government representatives from the 131+ UN member states. As usual, the "action" could be found in the NGO caucuses.
 
Human Settlements Caucus Statement
The NGO signatories to this statement, representing civil society organizations working at community levels around the world, have committed to support the recommendations of Agenda 21 (1992), HABITAT II (1996), and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation
 
KARACHI: City govt bulldozes lives in pursuit of ‘development’
1,500 to 2,500 people were uprooted by the city government’s action, while according to a Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) statement, published in this newspaper on Aug 3, 5,000 houses were demolished while 30,000-35,000 people were left homeless.
 
South Africa: No more fires! No more evictions! The poor assert their right to the city!
the residents of Foreman Rd are resisting the opportunistic illegal demolition of their homes by government after they experienced one of the most devastating fires of any informal settlement in the last few years.
 
Turkey: Forced Evictions in Sulukule, Istanbul
Sulukule is the most ancient Roma neighbourhood in the world. It has been host to the Roma community for centuries. As a consequence of the implementation of urban renewal policies, the Fatih district municipality have started evicting hundreds of people out of their homes.
 
Swedish Cooperative Centre Eastern and Southern Africa statement in commemorating World Habitat Day
The Swedish Cooperative Centre (SCC) in Eastern and Southern Africa, in partnership with housing co-operatives and civil society working on urban development join the world in commemorating the World Habitat Day, under the theme ‘Harmonious Cities’.
 
HIC Statement Housing and Land Rights Day Campaign 2008
Joining forces worldwide in initiative: Act Together – Housing for All!
 
 
 

 

   
 


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