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Al-Haq International Law Online Summer School
By: Al-Haq
21 April 2021
Al-Haq International Law Online Summer School Program 31 May–12 June 2021   Al-Haq Center for Applied International Law is pleased to announce its Seventh International Law Summer School for professionals, legal researchers, post-graduates and academics in the fields of international law and human rights. The 2021 program will run entirely online through

CSM Denounces New CFS Food Systems & Nutrition Guidelines
By: Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples` Mechanism for relations with the UN Committee on World Food Security
20 April 2021
Rome, 20 April 2021 – Civil society and Indigenous Peoples’ organisations share with deep regret their collective and critical assessment of the Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition (VGFSyN). The final VGFSyN present a lost opportunity to guide a much-needed radical transformation of food systems around the globe and

Western Sahara: Open Letter to UN SG
By: Geneva Support Group for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Western Sahara
16 April 2021
Open Letter to the UN Secretary General Geneva / Bir Lehlu, 16 April 2021   If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will

UN Special Rapporteur to Consult with CSOs
25 March 2021
CSO Consultation with UN Special Rapporteur on Housing Discrimination and Spatial Segregation Public consultation by the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing with civil society organizations Monday, 12 April 2021, 15:00–16:30 CET Objective The purpose of this public consultation is to collect input and recommendations from Civil Society Organizations in preparation

Arab CSO Forum on sustainable development
23 March 2021
We invite you to attend the regional meeting of civil society organizations on #sustainable development in the Arab region. Representatives of civil society and experts in Arab countries will participate in the meeting to discuss efforts to achieve sustainable development in the Arab region and the challenges it faces. The "regional

World ‘needs climate watchdog’
By: Aleida Rueda, SciDevNet
13 March 2021
World ‘needs climate watchdog’ to keep eye on govts     Pledges for action outlined in the Glasgow Climate Pact will be meaningless without accountability and transparency measures, says Camila Isabel Zepeda Lizama, a 36-year-old economist who led Mexico’s negotiation team at the COP26 climate summit.   In the closing plenary, Zepeda was one of

Colorado Landowner Returns Ute Land
By: Return to Now
10 March 2021
Generous Colorado Landowner Returns Ancestral Land to Tribe   After discovering Native American ruins on his land, white man gives it, and his house, back to the tribe that once lived there   A Colorado landowner was inspired to return his land to Native Americans three years after purchasing it and being “haunted” by

Women Lead, Resist and Thrive – Even in Crises
By: Heather Elaydi and Ayushi Kalyan, Equal Times
04 March 2021
Women lead, resist and thrive – even in the midst of crises     The past decade, particularly 2020 with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, has shone a light on the full extent of existing inequalities in the world. Ahead of this International Women’s Day, we would like to draw attention to ways that

HIC Members in Palestine Welcome ICC News
By: Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, the Palestinian Centre for Human Right and Al Dameer Association for Supporting Prisoners and Human Rights
03 March 2021
Justice for Palestine: Historic Day for Palestinian Victims of Israeli Crimes     Al-Haq, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, the Palestinian Centre for Human Right and Al Dameer Association for Supporting Prisoners and Human Rights (the Coalition) acknowledge and welcome the 3 March 2021 announcement by the Office of the Prosecutor of

12K Zimbabwe Villagers Face Eviction for Hay
By: Sheluzani Makhese, calnews
03 March 2021
Zimbabwe minorities face eviction from ancestral lands   CHILONGA—Already forced off their land when a South African-based sugar company acquired the land, thousands of Zimbabweans from the minority tribes are facing further eviction southeast of the country.   The government has come under criticism amid the plans to evict the about 12,000 Shangaan/Tsonga

HIC-HLRN Petitions Zim President over Demolitions
By: Tatenda Chitagu, News Day
02 March 2021
ED petitioned over looming demolitions     An international housing and land rights movement has petitioned President Emmerson Mnangagwa asking him to stop the pending house demolitions in the country, particularly at Crowborough Farm, Harare.   Habitat International Coalition (HIC), an international Housing and Land Rights Network consisting of about 450 civil society organisations (CSOs)

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

Most EU Fish Aid Funds Military Occupation
25 February 2021
Most of the EU`s financial support to Morocco under the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement has been spent on occupied land, new government report reveals.    Western Sahara Resource Watch (WSRW) has obtained access to a recent report written by the Moroccan government, documenting how it has spent money that it has received from

Why Reject Land Privatization
By: Oakland Institute
25 February 2021
This Is Our Land: Why Reject the Privatization of Customary Land     Today, the Oakland Institute releases This Is Our Land: Why Reject the Privatization of Customary Land, an educational resource that debunks myths used for privatizing land around the world, while providing facts on how customary tenure systems are critical to

India: Activist Arrested over Pro-farmer ‘Toolkit’
By: Sky News and Shruti Menon, BBC
19 February 2021
These two articles report the arrest of 22-year-old Indian climate activist Disha Ravi, who has been accused of sedition for allegedly authoring a pro-famers toolkit Global Farmers Strike - First Wave. The first article deals with her arrest, while the second provides the context of India’s Sedition Law and its

Palestine: Colony Architects at the ICC?
By: Amira Hass, Ha’aretz
17 February 2021
 Palestinians should drag architects of settlements to the ICC – opinion Their fingerprints are on every square centimeter, their expertise and professionalism in every bend in the road. They are the planners, architects and contractors who are turning the West Bank into an Israeli-Jewish district: a mix of upscale towns and

Syria: Gov’t. Seizes, Sells Vast Lands of War Displaced
By: Syrian Network for Human Rights
14 February 2021
Public auctions of forcibly displaced people’s lands are another Syrian regime method to seize its opponents’ property in a widespread and deliberate manner at least 440,000 dunums of agricultural land seized by the Syrian regime in the suburbs of Hama and Idlib     The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) reveals in

Palestine: JNF to Boost Occupied-land Purchases
By: Barak Ravid, Axios
11 February 2021
Jewish National Fund plans to pour millions into expanding West Bank settlements     The board of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) is set to approve a new policy on Sunday that will allow the organization to officially purchase land in the West Bank for the potential expansion of Israeli settlements there, according

Palestine: Israel Destroys Humsa al-Bqai`a
By: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
09 February 2021
Israel displaces more Palestinian Bedouins, seizes their tents in Humsa al-Bqai’a     Israel seized more tents donated by humanitarian organisations to Palestinian Bedouins in Humsa al-Bqai’a yesterday, continuing to block international aid since demolishing or confiscating 46 structures in the community in one week.   “Israel appears determined to force Palestinians out of their

Mass Demolitions, Evictions as Nigeria Continues Housing Push
By: Kelechukwu Iruoma, Thomson Reuters Foundation
01 February 2021
Lagos state razed more than 400 informal homes in a coastal neighbourhood it has earmarked for affordable housing. * Evictions in Lagos have ramped up over the past five years * About 70% of the state`s population live in slums * Government said it warned people not to buy land without a deed By

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