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Green-transition Discourse in MENA
By :Joseph Schechla
24 March 2022
The economic slowdown associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and other simultaneous crises has done little to slow the climate crisis. Preliminary data show global greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) increased in 2020 while the global average temperature in 2020 was about 1.2°C above pre-industrial level, dangerously close to the 1.5°C limit
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Event: Apartheid against the Palestinian People
16 March 2022
As co-sponsor of this important event, HIC-HLRN cordially invite you to join a high-level side event organized by human rights organizations* and the permanent missions of Malaysia, Namibia, Pakistan, Palestine and South Africa, in parallel to the 49th session of the Human Rights Council entitled Examining the applicability and implications
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Human Rights Related to Habitat (Land, Housing, Population Transfer, Natural Resources) in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara
By :WSUSA and HIC-HLRN
16 March 2022

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Ukraine Crisis: Denying Shelter by `Race`
By :Middle East Monitor
03 March 2022
UN slams double standards by West towards refugees   The spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Shabia Mantoo, has criticised the double standards applied by some Western countries against refugees.   In a press statement on Tuesday, Mantoo explained that open racist statements by some Western politicians and journalists have caused
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USA: Most COVID Aid for Low-income Renters
By :Michael Casey and Fatima Hussein, Associated Press
25 February 2022
Treasury: Most COVID rental aid went to low-income residents     WASHINGTON—More than 80% of the billions of dollars in federal rental assistance aimed at keeping families in their homes during the pandemic went to low-income tenants, the Treasury Department said.   It also concluded Thursday that the largest percentage of tenants receiving pandemic aid
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New Report on Apartheid over Palestine
By :Amnesty International
01 February 2022
Israel’s apartheid against Palestinians: a cruel system of domination and a crime against humanity   Israeli authorities must be held accountable for committing the crime of apartheid against Palestinians, Amnesty International said today in a damning new report. The investigation details how Israel enforces a system of oppression and domination against the
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Joint Submission to the Human Rights Committee on Israel’s Sixth Periodic Review
By :Al-Haq, Addameer, HIC-HLRN, JLAC, CIHRS
31 January 2022

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Starving Displaced Afghans Make Desperate Choices
By :M Mursal and Zahra Nader, The Guardian
23 January 2022
‘I’ve already sold my daughters; now, my kidney’: winter in Afghanistan’s slums Crushing poverty is forcing starving displaced people to make desperate choices     The temperature is dropping to below zero in western Afghanistan and Delaram Rahmati is struggling to find food for her eight children.   Since leaving the family home in the country’s Badghis province
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Jerusalem: IOF Demolish Sheikh Jarrah Home
By :Patrick Kingsley and Rawan Sheikh Ahmad, The New York Times
19 January 2022
Israel Evicts Palestinians in Flashpoint Area of East Jerusalem Israelis evicted an extended family and destroyed their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, where attempted evictions last year helped spark a war with Gaza. Top of Form Bottom of Form       JERUSALEM—Israeli police evicted two Palestinian families from their homes on Wednesday to make way
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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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Documents (41)

Document Title

Publication Date

Human Rights Related to Habitat (Land, Housing, Population Transfer, Natural Resources) in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara

16 March 2022

Joint Submission to the Human Rights Committee on Israel’s Sixth Periodic Review

31 January 2022

Un derecho humano a la tierra

05 August 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

تقرير جديد: الأرض وسط الجائحة

11 December 2020

Violaciones en el Perú sobre los derechos a la vivienda y a la tierra durante la pandemia

05 October 2020

Violation du droit de logement et de l´habitat en Haïti durant la pandémie de COVID-19

05 October 2020

جائحة من الانتهاكات الإخلاء القسري، وغيره من انتهاكات حقوق الإنسان المرتبطة بالموئل وسط جائحة كوفيد-19

05 October 2020

الهدم الذاتي لمساكن الفلسطينيين في القدس: جريمة احتلالية مضاعفة بحق الإنسانية

04 October 2020

Patterns of Crime against Land & Housing amid COVID

12 August 2020

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

30 July 2020

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Housing Rights

20 July 2020

Revue Nationale Volontaire sur les Objectifs de Développement Durable en Mauritanie

13 July 2019

HIC’s role in the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty: Representing the Urban Constituency

02 July 2018

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

23 April 2018

Maastricht Guidelines on Violations of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

26 January 2018

ميثاق الحق في المدينة: بيروت الكبرى

17 November 2017

Right to the City Charter in Greater Beirut

17 November 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

General Comment No. 24 on State Obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business Activities

23 June 2017

The Right to Adequate Food Seminar: Promoting accountability of food security actions to the people most affected by food insecurity and malnutrition

24 January 2017

Transformer notre monde : le Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030, A/RES/70/1

21 October 2015

Cadre d’action pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition lors des crises prolongées (CSA-CDA)

15 October 2015

Marco de Acción para la Seguridad Alimentaria y la Nutrición durante Crisis Prolongadas (marco de acción del CSA)

15 October 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

Report of SR related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation Mission to Egypt July 2010

05 July 2010

مبادئ توجيهيـة بشأن الوثائق المتعلقة بمعاهدة محددة التي ينبغي أن تقدمها الدول الأطراف

24 March 2009

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

24 March 2009

Report on Indicators for Monitoring Compliance with International Human Rights Instruments, HRI/MC/2008/3

06 June 2008

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

Report on Indicators for Monitoring Compliance with International Human Rights Instruments, HRI/MC/2006/7

11 May 2006

التعليق العام رقم 15، الحق في الماء

20 January 2003

General Comment No. 15 (2002), The right to water

20 January 2003

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

06 June 1986

الإعلان العالمي لحقوق الانسان

10 December 1948

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

10 December 1948

Déclaration universelle des droits de l`homme

10 December 1948

Declaración Universal de Derechos Humanos

10 December 1948



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