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Housing in Europe:
Time to Evict the Crisis
On 5 December, ESCR-Net sent a letter to Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, to express the Network’s collective concern following the murder of Sibonelo Patrick Mpeku. Mr. Mpeku, 32 years old, was a leader of ESCR-Net member Abahlali baseMjondolo, social movement of shack-dwellers living in South Africa’s informal settlements. In Abahlali he served as chairperson for the Sisonke Village branch and the KwaZulu/Natal Provincial Council. Mpeku was reportedly killed around 11:00...
Date published: 12-05-2017



The UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, in collaboration with the German Federal Foreign Office and the German Institute for Human Rights, co-organized an International Workshop on Forced Evictions in Berlin in June 2005, for the purpose of elaborating guidelines aimed at assisting States and the international community in developing policies and legislation to address forced evictions. The Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement (henceforth...

Date published: 03-21-2011
Global Charter-Agenda on Human Rights in the City - WSF 2011 Dakar
Source: Committee on Social Inclusion, Participatory Democracy and Human Rights / United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)
Report of the debate on the Global Charter-Agenda on Human Rights in the City organised in the framework of the World Social Forum held in Dakar. With the participation of Mr. Davinder Lamba, HIC President.

Date published: 03-18-2011
The Habitat International Coalition joins civil society worldwide in condemning the ruling al-Khalifa monarchy in Bahrain for its brutal and unwarranted attacks on peaceful and unarmed protesters demanding their democratic rights. The al-Khalifa regime has long been renowned for its corruption and nepotism, the torture of dissenters, material discrimination against the Shi`a majority population and looting the country’s wealth, leaving no more than 10 percent of the country’s land for all other Bahraini citizens to live on.

Date published: 03-18-2011
Habitat International Coalition’s Housing and Land Rights Network 's (HIC-HLRN)formal contribution on the Syrian Arab Republic to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process of the UN Human Rights Council.

Date published: 03-18-2011
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