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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.
The long road home: Opportunities and obstacles to the reintegration of IDPs and refugees returning to Southern Sudan and the Three Areas
The study, commissioned by the governments of Canada and Denmark, is the second phase of a research project looking at one of the world's largest return and reintegration processes.
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’.
The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) today released a statement on World Habitat Day:
"Governments must end forced evictions and address global housing crisis at the root of global financial crisis
Tenants Win Victories on Capitol Hill, Demand that Washington Does More to Prevent Mass Displacement
The National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT) has called on Congress and the McCain and Obama campaigns to do more to protect more than 5 million low income families aided by federal HUD subsidy programs and millions more in foreclosed homes affected by the banking crisis
Ecuador's new Constitution includes several housing-related rights
3 October 2008: Ecuador recently ratified a new Constitution including the right to housing, the right to the city, and the right to water and sanitation.
No harmony without inclusion
The following statement was issued today in Geneva by the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, on the occasion of World Habitat Day
HIC NEWS Special Edition
HIC Statement Housing and Land Rights Day Campaign 2008
Joining forces worldwide in initiative: Act Together – Housing for All!
Launching of HIC "Act together Housing for all" Campaign 2008
Let's participate to the new Campaign for Housing and Land Rights

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