Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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(ENG) Urgent alert: Evicitons in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
On the scale of forced evictions around the globe, the current situation in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, would rank as relatively minor. But for the 100 or so people living in make-shift shelters in a homeless encampment who will be forced out of their tent city on September 15, 2007, the situation is urgent.
 
An African story
Public land grabbing in Kenya
 
Itís our land and it belongs to usí Ė Africans fight for land seized during colonial era.
The seizure of prime land in Kenya by white settlers taken during the colonial era and the land grabbing which occurred post independence by powerful black elites are responsible for abject poverty among indigenous and nomadic communities in Kenya today
 
COHRE and HIC launch a report on the impacts of Plan Puebla Panama related-development projects on the right to housing and to land of rural and indigenous communities in Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala
The implementation of the analysed projects of infrastructure, energy and tourism have increased land conflicts and social tension, affirm COHRE and HIC. Development projects must guarantee the respect and fulfillment of the human rights of the affected communities, recommend COHRE and HIC
 
La Parota Dam Project in Mexico Will Displace 25,000 Indigenous People Says New Study
More than 25,000 Indigenous people will be displaced and 75,000 indirectly affected by the the implementation of the 900 mega watt La Paraot Dam Project
 
Jordan Valley, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Palestine: Israel and parastatal institutions escalate dispossession of Palestinians
House/community demolitions, forced evictions, dispossession, use of force, deprivation of the means of subsistence
 
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HIC participation at CHR 62
We will be represented at the 62nd session of the Commission on Human Rights and the first session of the new Human Rights Council
 
Motion of rejection to the steel factory in the city of San Luis, Maranhao, Brazil
Such undertaking affects more than 3500 families that will be evicted for the said factory, violating the Right to Housing of several traditional communities of the island.
 
India,100 women and children evicted from a night shelter in New Delhi
Policemen violently evicted around 40 homeless women and 60 children from the Palika Hostel night shelter in New Delhi, India. The eviction took place despite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh alleged assurances to civil society representatives that the she
 
 
 

 

   
 


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