HIC General Secretariat Seasons' Greetings...
Date published: 12-13-2013
In this presentation, Habitat International Coalition seeks to address a human right that is relatively underdeveloped in the Universal Periodic Review process, in general, and particularly lacking in the foregoing review of Chile. The Chilean Constitution of 1980—and as subsequently amended—recognizes the obligation of the State to respect and promote human rights recognized in the Constitution and in international treaties ratified by Chile (Art. 5, para. 2). On 2 February 1977,...
Date published: 12-16-2013
Spanish government approves draft law cracking down on demonstrationsCampaigners criticise legislation as attempt to muzzle protests against government's handling of economic crisis
Date published: 12-02-2013
Invitation- side event "Land and environmental rights defenders in danger"* You can download the flyer here. ...
Source: World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)
Date published: 11-28-2013
Citizens Evacuate from One of Syria’s Most Targeted TownsSummary On October 13, 2013 the Syrian government and rebels called a ceasefire in Moadamiyeh, a suburb seven miles south of Damascus, allowing residents to evacuate. This video documents the exodus of men, women, and children, carrying their belongings in suitcases and plastic bags as they head down the main road out of the town. Human Rights Issue In a region wrought with conflict, it is hard to believe any one place could be called the "city of death,” but Moadamiyeh, has...
Date published: 11-27-2013