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Understanding Human Rights ETOs
By :HIC-HLRN
15 January 2022
The new Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations has just been published and it is available in open access here. This new handbook compiles lessons and analysis by world experts on the human rights obligations of states beyond their territorial borders. It is designed to give meaning and
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Occupied West Papua: A Green State Vision
By :Danny Chivers and Raki Ap, New internationalist
04 November 2021
Research shows that when indigenous people have proper control of forests, biodiversity is much better protected. Danny Chivers speaks to Raki Ap about the case for supporting West Papuan statehood.     Unfortunately, West Papua does not have a seat at the table in the UN climate talks currently taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. That’s because it’s
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Aboriginals Reclaim World’s Oldest Rainforest
By :Ben Smee, The Guardian
28 September 2021
The world’s oldest rainforest will join landmarks like Uluru and Kakadu, where First Nations are custodians of world heritage sites   The world heritage-listed national park is being handed back to the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people, who will manage it in partnership with the Queensland government.      Eastern Kuku Yalanji people will take formal
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Salish and Kootenai Restore Land, Water Rights
By :Mark Armao, GRIST
24 September 2021
A Montana Tribe Finalizes a Historic $1.9 Billion Settlement It’s the largest sum ever awarded in an Indigenous water rights case.     After decades of negotiations, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) have finalized a $1.9 billion water rights settlement that resolves thousands of tribal claims tied to waterways throughout western Montana.   U.S. Secretary
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227 Land Defenders Murdered in a Year
By :Global Witness
13 September 2021
227 land and environmental activists murdered in a single year, the worst figure on record   As the climate crisis intensifies, violence against defenders of the earth is escalating.     A report released today reveals that 227 land and environmental activists were murdered in 2020 for defending their land and the planet. That constitutes the highest
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Displaced for Dangote: Women, Land and Housing Rights: Assessing the Impacts of Dispossession
By :CCHHZ and HIC-HLRN
30 August 2021

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Remembering Colonialism’s 500 Years
By :David Keys, The Independent
13 August 2021
Forgotten Anniversary: The Birth of Western Imperialism     Forgotten by most of the world, this month marks the 500th anniversary of one of human history’s most terrible and tragic events – the first large-scale European military conquest in mainland America.   Until then, major European (at that time, exclusively Spanish) military campaigns in the
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USA: Nez Perce Come Home after 100 Years
By :Dianne Lugo, Salem Statesman Journal
29 July 2021
`Homecoming`: 100 years after forceful removal, Nez Perce people celebrate reclaimed land   JOSEPH, Oregon (OR)—Vice-Chairman Shannon Wheeler has been dreaming about this day for years. On Thursday, more than 150 Nez Perce (Niimiipuu) people returned and blessed part of their homeland, a hundred years after the U.S Army drove them from the
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Brazil: Law Threatens Indigenous Land Rights
By :Luiza Paiva, Global Witness
20 July 2021
The Brazilian law threatening Indigenous land rights   In Brazil, Indigenous Peoples are at the centre of a dispute threatening their land and human rights, as well as the fight to save our planet. A series of anti-indigenous bills have been proposed in the Brazilian Congress that pose huge risks to the
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The Nakba and the Polish Law
By :Gilad Atzmon, Al Mayadeen net
30 June 2021
In 1948, more than 700,000 Palestinians were ethnically cleansed by the newly born Jewish `State`. This catastrophic racially driven crime is called the Nakba.     "Israel" seems upset by a new Polish law that sets a 30-year deadline for Jews to recover seized property. The legislation is yet to be approved by
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Documents (63)

Document Title

Publication Date

Displaced for Dangote: Women, Land and Housing Rights: Assessing the Impacts of Dispossession

30 August 2021

Un derecho humano a la tierra

05 August 2021

حق الإنسان في الأرض

18 June 2021

Joint Input to SR on human rights in occupied Palestine

30 April 2021

Land, Women and Socio-Economic Development in the Arab Region: A Literature Review

18 April 2021

Land as a Human Right

24 February 2021

A Human Right to Land

24 February 2021

الأرض كحق من حقوق الانسان

24 February 2021

Consolider, développer et intégrer l`approche féministe dans HIC Afrique

10 February 2021

Consolidating, Developing and Mainstreaming the Feminist Approach in HIC Africa

10 February 2021

How Israeli Apartheid Affects the Syrian Golan

28 January 2021

Bibliography on Israeli Apartheid

28 January 2021

UNSRs Address Israel over Naqab Demolitions

21 December 2020

UNSRs Address Israel over Naqab Demolitions

21 December 2020

Input to HIC-HLRN World Habitat Day Report 2020

25 September 2020

Recognizing Israel’s Practice of Apartheid and Reconstituting the UN Centre against Apartheid

16 September 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

Israel’s Implementation of Covenant Rights and Obligations Related to Habitat

06 September 2019

Revue Nationale Volontaire sur les Objectifs de Développement Durable en Mauritanie

13 July 2019

Al-Haq International Law Summer School 2019!

30 April 2019

Transmission letter to Israel’s Implementation of Covenant Rights and Obligations Related to Habitat

17 January 2019

ICTY judgments

10 December 2018

الحق في المدينة في بيروت الكبرى: تقييم السياق في ضوء أزمة اللاجئين والنازحين

23 April 2018

العدالة الانتقالية وحقوق الأرض والسكن في اليمن: محافظة تعز نموذجا

28 February 2018

ميثاق الحق في المدينة: بيروت الكبرى

17 November 2017

Right to the City Charter in Greater Beirut

17 November 2017

Peace Block letter on Sur, Diyarbakır

19 August 2017

The Walled City of Diyarbakır: Conflict, Dispossession and Destruction Damage Assessment Report

01 August 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

Permanent Mission of Turkey response to UN Special Rapporteurs

20 January 2017

UN Special Rapporteurs joint communication to Permanent Mission of Turkey

21 September 2016

What Papua New Guinea Said

26 July 2016

Habitat II Commitments on Indigenous People

21 July 2016

HIC @ Habitat III

23 June 2016

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

18 November 2015

Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

منهجية لتقارير قطرية للموئل الثالث (مدمجة)

21 September 2015

تقرير المقرر الخاص بالسكن اللائق كعنصر من عناصر الحق في مستوى معيشي مناسب وبالحق في عدم التمييز في هذا السياق، A/70/270

04 August 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

National Habitat III Parallel-reporting Tool

20 July 2015

The Third Airport Project vis-à-vis Life, Nature, Environment, People and Law

15 May 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 2015

The Right to the City: Jerusalem

26 October 2014

“Self- Determination, Statehood, and the Refugee Question under International Law in Namibia, Palestine, Western Sahara, and Tibet”

01 September 2014

Prequantification Analysis Summary: Muthalath Maspero, Cairo

11 February 2012

العراق: قانون هيئة دعاوي الملكية

09 March 2010

Guidelines on Treaty-Specific Documents to be Submitted by States Parties, E/C.12/2008/2

24 March 2009

United Nations Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

02 October 2007

إعلان الأمم المتحدة بشأن حقوق الشعوب الأصلية

02 October 2007

Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones

02 October 2007

Declaración de las Naciones Unidas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas

02 October 2007

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

La petite Sicile : inventaire avant disparition

01 July 2003

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, A/RES/70/1

05 September 2000

Istanbul Declaration on Human Settlements and the Habitat Agenda, A/CONF.165/14

14 June 1996

Declaración de Estambul sobre los Asentamientos Humanos y Programa de Hábitat, A/CONF.65/14

14 June 1996

La Déclaration d`Istanbul sur les etablissements humains et le Programme pour l`habitat, A/CONF.65/14

14 June 1996

إعلان استمبول وجدول أعمال المستوطنات البشرية

14 April 1996

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996

Limburg Principles on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

06 June 1986

Declaración de Vancouver

11 June 1976

“Legal Problems Concerning the Juridical Status and Political Activities of the Zionist Organization / Jewish Agency: A Study in International and United States Law,” William and Mary Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1

31 December 1967



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