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As part of the plans to reinforce the Coalition in the African region, HIC will hold a Regional event in Africa, a HIC Human Rights Habitat Observatory workshop and HIC annual General Assembly, in October this year in the Africa region. All HIC members, friends and allies are invited to participate.
Date published: 07-04-2017

The campaign "Be careful with your vote" by the National Forum of Urban Reform (FNRU), will be launched this Saturday, August 21 morning at the Union of Workers of the Bank of São Paulo. The initiative aims to obtain a commitment from candidates for elected office in relation to urban public policies essential for more just, equitable and democratic Brazilian cities. If elected, candidates who are committed to the urban reform program must be responsible for...

Date published: 08-20-2010
The International Council of the World Social Forum and the African Social Forum and the Senegalese Organizing Committee launch a public consultation until September 10th to finalize the thematic axes of the centralized edition of the WSF, to be held in Dakar, Senegal, on February 06-11 2011. This methodological proposal was defined after Mumbai (Maharashtra, India), five years ago. Its main goals are to give a structure to the physical space of the WSF, in relation to the distribution of...

Date published: 08-17-2010
Here, following on from Jared Sacks' report on the repression of the Landless People's Movement in Johannesburg is a timeline, by Kerry Chance, of the events that took place in the Kennedy Road shack settlement in Durban on 26 September 2009 which resulted in Abahlali baseMjondolo being violently displaced from the settlement. It is an important document for anyone interested in the news forms of repression developing in South Africa as our liberal democracy fast gives way to a much more...

Date published: 08-12-2010
5 August 2010 – The UN Human Rights Committee has found Israel in violation of its commitments under international law. The violations identified by the Committee include forced evictions of Palestinians from their homes, the demolition of Palestinian homes, and denying Palestinians access to safe drinking water and sanitation. The UN Human Rights Committee issued its findings against Israel at the conclusion of its three-week session in Geneva, The Committee found that the Israeli...

Date published: 08-05-2010
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