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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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Conflict, Occupation, War amid Global Cease-fire
By :HIC-HLRN
18 October 2021
HLRN has produced a new publication on the occasion of World Human Rights Habitat Day 2021 and the ensuing month of related activities. The study Conflict, Occupation and War disaggregates data from the HLRN Violation Database to focus on the gross violations of the human rights to adequate housing and
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Land, Women and Socio-Economic Development in the Arab Region: A Literature Review
By :Joseph Schechla
18 April 2021

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Arab CSO Forum on sustainable development
By :HIC-HLRN
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
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How Israeli Apartheid Affects the Syrian Golan
By :Joseph Schechla
28 January 2021

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Kashmiris Evicted amid anti-Muslim Crackdown
By :Aakash Hassan Kanidajan and Joe Wallen, The Telegraph
31 December 2020
`I will burn myself to death`: Kashmir’s nomads evicted from homes amid anti-Muslim crackdown Activists believe evictions are happening so the Indian government can sell resource-rich territory to the private sector     NEW DELHI—All that remains of Shareef-Ud-Din Bajad’s apple orchard are the snapped branches, buried deep in the winter snow.   In mid-November, officials
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India: Farmers Protest, Support Political Prisoners
By :Ajoy Ashirwad Mahaprashasta, The Wire
11 December 2020
`It`s Time We Speak up For Each Other`: Farmers` Group Supports Political Prisoners   "We are confronting a prime minister who is behaving like an exploitative king. All these activists and intellectuals have been arrested on false charges merely because they highlighted the plight of the poor," said the head of BKU
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India: Farmers March against Agriculture Laws
By :Hannah Ellis-Petersen The Guardian South Asia correspondent
30 November 2020
Indian farmers march on Delhi in protest against agriculture laws More than 300,000 farmers head to capital for ‘decisive battle’ with government     Hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers have marched upon Delhi and set up vast camps blocking entry to the city in protest at agriculture laws they say will destroy livelihoods.   More
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New from HIC-HLRN: "A Pandemic of Violations"
By :HIC-HLRN
05 October 2020
On the occasion of World Habitat Day (5 October 2020) and “Urban October,” HIC-HLRN has produced its annual report from the HLRN Violation Database.   This year’s review of patterns and trends in housing and land rights violation around the world is dedicated to the theme: A Pandemic of Violations: Forced Evictions
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Documents (40)

Document Title

Publication Date

Conflict, Occupation, War amid Global Cease-fire

18 October 2021

Un derecho humano a la tierra

05 August 2021

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

18 April 2021

How Israeli Apartheid Affects the Syrian Golan

28 January 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

Sudan’s Deep State: How Insiders Violently Privatized Sudan’s Wealth, and How to Respond

13 July 2020

Human Rights Obligations of Local Governments and Local Authorities

31 August 2019

International sources on the concept and criteria of “landlessness”

31 December 2017

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

30 October 2017

Land Forum VI program

25 October 2017

SDG 6

18 July 2017

Human Rights Habitat Observatory

10 July 2017

“Spotlight” on UN High-Level Forum, SDGs

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

Alternativas desde la sociedad civil hacia Hábitat III,

12 August 2016

Restoring Human Rights and Habitat to the Habitat III Process and New Habitat Agenda

19 July 2016

HIC @ Habitat III

23 June 2016

HLRN-India Launches Habitat III Status Report

05 February 2016

Making social regulation of real estate markets an issue at Habitat III

02 February 2016

Comments on Habitat III Policy Paper Frameworks (overview)

31 January 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

HIC-HLRN and A.S.I.A. Report on Italy

27 August 2015

Herramienta para los Informes Nacionales Paralelos de Hábitat III

03 August 2015

HIC Comments on Habitat III Issue Papers

31 July 2015

Guía para el derecho a la ciudad

21 July 2015

National Habitat III Parallel-reporting Tool

20 July 2015

Principios Básicos de Habitat III

16 April 2015

Habitat II Evaluation Criteria

03 March 2015

Le rôle de l’échelon local et des autres échelons infranationaux d’administration en matière de droit à un logement convenable, A/HRC/28/62

22 December 2014

HIC response to HRC-AC Local government and human rights questionnaire

15 November 2014

The Right to the City: Cairo

03 November 2014

The continuing debate about urban bias: the thesis, its critics, its influence, and its implications for poverty reduction strategies. Progress in Development Studies, 10 (1)

18 July 2010

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

01 October 2008

Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement, A/HRC/4/18

26 August 2007

Basic Principles and Guidelines on Development-based Evictions and Displacement, A/HRC/4/18

05 February 2007

Lessons in Privatization: Considerations for Arab States

01 January 2002

Constructing a New Social Alternative

03 February 1996



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