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India: Violent Eviction Drive in Assam
By :Niha Masih and Sadiq Naqvi, The Washington Post
17 October 2021
Violent eviction drive in India’s Assam revives tensions over undocumented migrants     DHALPUR, India — Dozens of armed police officers surrounded the grove as tear gas filled the air. A young man wielding a long stick ran toward the officers. Within seconds, he was shot. They then beat him with sticks before
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Consultation: General Comment on Land & ESCR
By :HIC-HLRN
07 May 2021
Consultation on the draft General Comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights   Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 14:30 – 16:30 CEST (live on Zoom from Villa Moynier, Geneva)   Everyone needs land – to be enjoyed as a requisite of human life on this planet.   Currently, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and
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EU: 7 States Demand Israel End Demolitions
By :Ronan McGreevy, The Irish Times
26 February 2021
Ireland condemns Israeli destruction of Bedouin homes in West Bank Seven European countries call for the end of demolition of homes and schools     Ireland, as a member of the UN Security Council, has called on Israel to halt the demolition and confiscation of Bedouin homes in the Jordan Valley.   Ireland, Estonia and Norway, along with permanent members of the Security
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Housing and Land Rights Violations in the Naqab
By :Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality
05 October 2020

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Incidents of infrastructure development that displace people: Baseline assessment of women’s wealth, wellbeing and habitat including potential losses
30 July 2020

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Incidents of infrastructure development that displace people: Baseline assessment of women’s wealth, wellbeing and habitat including potential losses
30 July 2020

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Battir, Palestine: Settlers Invade Heritage Site
By :Yuval Abraham, +972 mag
29 July 2020
‘I want Battir to go to hell’: Settlers move in on Palestinian World Heritage site Palestinians in the West Bank agricultural village of Battir are encountering armed Israeli settlers trying to push them off their land.     Khaled and Miriam Muammar live in Battir, an agricultural village in the occupied West Bank, just
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Zimbabwe Land Commission Pushes Joint Land Titles
By :Patrick Chitumba, Chronicle
21 July 2020
Commission pushes for joint land ownership     The Zimbabwe Land Commission has urged couples to ensure that ownership of their land reflects that it is jointly owned to protect the remaining spouses, especially women from being displaced in the event of death.   Surviving spouses can now inherit land if its ownership is registered
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São Paulo: Guaianases Eviction amid Pandemic
By :RioOnWatch
16 June 2020
Amid Pandemic, Families Evicted without the Right to Representation in Guaianases, São Paulo   RioOnWatch   On the outskirts of São Paulo, the pandemic did not prevent repossessions of people’s homes. On June 16, the Military Police arrived at an area called Roseira, in the favela of Guaianases, in the far east of the
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Colombia: Evictions amid the Coronavirus
By :Peoples Dispatch
13 May 2020
Many question the motivation of the city government to evict the community amid the pandemic as they have been occupying the land for the last 20 years. On May 11, Colombian social movements and human rights organizations denounced the arbitrary, violent evictions of families in the Altos de la Estancia neighborhood
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Documents (46)

Document Title

Publication Date

تقرير جديد: الأرض وسط الجائحة

11 December 2020

Incidents of infrastructure development that displace people: Baseline assessment of women’s wealth, wellbeing and habitat including potential losses

30 July 2020

Incidents of infrastructure development that displace people: Baseline assessment of women’s wealth, wellbeing and habitat including potential losses

30 July 2020

Statement on the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the Situation in Palestine, and seeking a ruling on the scope of the Court’s territorial jurisdiction

20 December 2019

بيان بشأن اختتام الدراسة الأوّلية للحالة في فلسطين، واستصدار قرار بشأن نطاق الاختصاص الإقليمي للمحكمة

20 December 2019

Situation in the State of Palestine, ICC-01/18

30 April 2019

Rapport d’inventaire des biens des communautés locales de Mvuzi 3, Lubuaku, Lundu et Kilengo à Inga

06 June 2018

Carta a la Presidenta de Chile

12 February 2018

Recurso de protección Balmaceda Antofamagasta

12 February 2018

Final Report of the Sixth Session of the Land Forum in MENA

30 October 2017

التقرير النهائي للدورة السادسة لمنتدى الأرض لإقليم الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا

30 October 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

الحكومات المحلية والمجتمعات المستضيفة تجاه أزمة اللاجئين، الملجأ في المدينة، بيروت

21 December 2016

Habitat II Commitments on Land

21 July 2016

Comentarios de HIC a los Documentos Marco sobre Políticas de Hábitat III (resumen)

31 January 2016

"Key Issues and Recommendations," Housing in the City We Need UTC

18 November 2015

Application des décisions prises par la Conférence des Nations Unies sur les établissements humains (Habitat II) et renforcement du Programme des Nations Unies pour les établissements humains (ONU-Hab

17 November 2015

Security of Tenure through the Habitat Agenda, 1976–2016

16 November 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

Principios Básicos de Habitat III

16 April 2015

Vienna, Menschenrechte in der Stadt: Eine Stadt für Alle

19 December 2014

Vienna, “Menschenrechte in der Stadt: Eine Stadt für Alle (English version)

19 December 2014

ETOs and Situations of Conflict, Occupation and War: Applying the Maastricht Principles

11 July 2013

Gwangju Human Rights Charter (Korean Language)

21 May 2012

Gwangju Human Rights Charter (English version)

21 May 2012

Prequantification Analysis Summary: Muthalath Maspero, Cairo

11 February 2012

The Cruel Side of Delhi`s Beautification: Illegal Demolition in Baljeet Nagar

30 June 2011

Mexico City Charter for the Right to the City

01 July 2010

السكن في مصر بين العشوائية والتحضر الرث

22 May 2010

“De Vancouver 1976 a Vancouver 2006: Una revisión critica desde la perspectiva no gubernamental”

01 October 2008

Namibia: amendments to draft resolution A/C.3/61/L.18/Rev.1 concerning Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

21 November 2006

Planned Dispossession: Forced Evictions and the 2010 Commonwealth Games

31 December 2005

Montréal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities (Arabic version)

20 June 2005

Montréal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities (English version)

20 June 2005

Informe sobre el Pacto Internacional de los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales –PIDESC

14 November 2004

In Quest of Bhabrekar Nagar

31 December 2001

قانون المدينة: مفاهيم ووسائل جديدة (برازيل)

10 September 2001

Statute of the City (law No. 10257) general guidelines for urban policy and other measures

21 July 2001

Statut de la ville (Loi n° 10257) les directives générales de la politique urbaine 

10 July 2001

El Estatuto da la Ciudad (Lei nº 10.257/01) las directrices generales de la política urb

10 July 2001

European Charter for the Safeguarding of Human Rights in the City

18 May 2000

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

NGO Treaty on Urbanisation. Towards Just Democratic and Sustainable Cities, Towns and Villages

16 June 1992

Comité des droits économiques, sociales et culturelles, "Le droit à un logement suffisant," Observation générale no 4

13 December 1991

Land. That’s What Habitat Was About

23 June 1976

Henri Lefebvre, “Le droit à la ville,” L`Homme et la société, Vol. 6, No. 1 (1967)

01 June 1967



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