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Hawaiians’ Struggle for Sacred Mountain Advances
By :Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press
20 August 2022
Native Hawaiians gain more authority over future of sacred mountain, astronomy site     HONOLULU—For more than 50 years, telescopes and the needs of astronomers have dominated the summit of Mauna Kea, a mountain sacred to Native Hawaiians that’s also one of the finest places in the world to study the night sky.   That’s
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Tanzanian Violence against Forcibly Evicted Maasai
By :OHCHR
15 June 2022
GENEVA (15 June 2022) – UN human rights experts* have expressed grave concerns about continuous encroachment on traditional Maasai lands and housing, accompanied by a lack of transparency in, and consultation with the Maasai Indigenous Peoples, during decision making and planning. This trend most recently culminated in security forces’ violence
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US Nonprofits Drive Illegal Israeli Colonies
By :Elena Hodges, Just Security
10 June 2022
Hidden In Plain Sight: US Nonprofits as Drivers of Illegal Israeli Settlements What U.S. tax law can and should do about it   Concerns about the mass expulsion of Palestinians by Israeli authorities are on the rise following a recent High Court of Justice decision ratifying the forced displacement of around 1,200 Palestinian
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Bibliography on Israeli Apartheid
By :HIC-HLRN
26 April 2022

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UNESCO Resolutions to Protect Jerusalem
By :QNN
07 April 2022
UNESCO unanimously adopts two resolutions on state of Palestine   OCCUPIED PALESTINE—The Executive Council of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has unanimously adopted two resolutions on the State of Palestine.   At its 214th session held in Paris on Wednesday, the UNESCO [Executive Board] adopted a resolution on old Jerusalem
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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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Jerusalem: Plan to ‘Nationalize’ Church Lands
By :Jacob Magid, Times of Israel
20 February 2022
In 1st,  Israel advancing plan to expand national park onto E. Jerusalem church lands Visiting US lawmakers raise concern with PM about move slated to clear preliminary hurdle next month; church leaders blast plan to ‘nationalize one of Christianity’s holiest sites’     Israeli officials are preparing to advance an unprecedented project to expand
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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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A Plan to Demolish Historic Cemeteries
By :Amira Noshokaty, Ahram online
22 January 2022
Cairo’s historic cemeteries are at risk of being demolished, but what is so important about such ancient grave yard? It was a full house last Saturday, at the seminar and photo exhibition titled Contemporary Cemetery Architecture in Egypt, Value and Challenges. The event was organized by the safeguard of Cairo`s historic
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Documents (34)

Document Title

Publication Date

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

31 January 2022

Entrenching and Maintaining an Apartheid Regime over the Palestinian People as a Whole

07 January 2022

Deconstructing Israel`s Housing and Land Apartheid

31 May 2021

How Israeli Apartheid Affects the Syrian Golan

28 January 2021

Bibliography on Israeli Apartheid

28 January 2021

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

Arguments Raised in Amici Curiae Submissions in the Situation in the State of Palestine before the International Criminal Court

29 April 2020

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

23 April 2018

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

01 August 2017

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

01 August 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

Habitat III Statement

20 October 2016

UN Special Rapporteurs joint communication to Permanent Mission of Turkey

21 September 2016

What Papua New Guinea Said

26 July 2016

Cairo Declaration on Housing, and Sustainable Urban Development

22 December 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

Guide on the Right to the City

21 July 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 2015

The Right to the City: Cairo

03 November 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

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

“Study on treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements between States and indigenous populations,” Final report by the Special Rapporteur, E/CN.4/Sub.2/1999/20

22 June 1999

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

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

إعلان القدس: مشروع ميثاق حركة حقوق السكن الفلسطينية

29 May 1995



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