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Justice on the Streets, participatory action research with homeless people in Budapest

We are happy to share with you the closing study of the participatory action research project launched by The City is for All in 2011 about discrimination experienced by homeless people in Budapest.

UK, Imminent “Forced Eviction” by Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

In 2009 a group of Romani Gypsies bought some land where they moved their caravans and applied for planning permission. A call to support their struggle against the forced evictions planned by RBWM in about four weeks time.

St. Petersburg, Russia, A call for solidarity with tenants in hunger strike

It has been from February 11 in a row that a twenty people strong group of tenants of house 15/2, Ilyushina street, have been holding a hunger strike action in the office of an opposition party, in the down town area of Saint Petersburg, the ‘’second capital city’’ of Russia. Please read the appeal attached and send your solidarity message to the addresses indicated therein. An IAI call for solidarity!

16F manifestaciones en ciudades españolas: Por el derecho a la vivienda. Contra el genocidio financiero

El 16 de Febrero salimos a la calle en todas las ciudades españolas por el derecho a la vivienda digna, por que se ponga fin a los desahucios, se establezca la dación en pago de las viviendas hipotecadas y se avance en la conformación de un parque de viviendas en alquiler social. Exigimos, además, que se ponga fin a la corrupción de los partidos políticos.

Thirty housing rights activists were arrested in Budapest

On the 19th  of January 2013, homeless activists and their allies squatted an empty building in the 7th  district of Budapest. The squatters demanded the institutionalization of a right to housing and an extensive system of social housing instead of punitive measures and overcrowded shelters. The activists were arrested and now face misdemeanor charges because of disobeying police instructions. The IAI call for international solidarity.

Napoli, Appello per sostenere l’ex Asilo Filangieri sotto sgombero

Sigilli posti il 5/1/13 sulla porta del teatro autogestito dal Collettivo La Balena,Ex Asilo Filangieri, Napoli L'ex Asilo Filangieri, aperto nel marzo 2012 per sottrarlo ai rischi di privatizzazione e fallimento, è stato attraversato da oltre 200 iniziative artistiche culturali e sociali, tra le quali il Foro Sociale Urbano, diventando così un vero bene comune.Invitiamo tutti a firmare l'appello contro le richieste di sgombero da parte del Comune di Napoli.Firma l'Appello e sostieni l'Asilo!

UK, Travellers celebrate the first approved planning for a traveller site by Basildon Council

Basildon Borough Council’s planning committee finally passed a planning application for 15 pitches to accommodate some of the most vulnerable homeless Gypsy and Traveller families in Basildon. This is a small step towards meeting the needs of local Travellers by approving plans for culturally suitable accommodation rather than wasting more taxpayers money on forced evictions.

Roma, 23/11/12, Il diritto alla casa bussa alle porte del governo

Continua l'autunno caldo per il diritto alla casa, fronte di lotta contro le politiche europee di austerità. Dopo il FSU, la Campagna Sfratti Zero ha assunto una dimensione politica generale: il 10 ottobre un centinaio di iniziative in tutta Italia, il 27 ottobre, con tutti i sindacati inquilini,  mobilitazione generale, il 23 novembre, manifestazione a Roma, sotto la sede del governo. Senza dimenticare le ormai centinaia di picchetti anti-sfratto. Ma è solo l’inizio.

The Hungarian Constitutional Court struck down on the criminalization of homelessness

The rule of law has prevailed!We are very happy to announce that the Hungarian Constitutional Court, the country’s highest court, has confirmed what The City is for All has represented for years. Congratulations and solidarity of the International Alliance of Inhabitants

Germany: Tenants protest against financial investors in front of NRW parliament

Members of the parliament and tenants organizers showed up and supported the tenant’s demands In the morning of last Friday, October 26th, about 50 tenants, delegates from various neighborhoods and towns in the Rhine-Ruhr-area, gathered in front of the state parliament of North-Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) in Dusseldorf, Germany. The mostly elderly persons showed posters with crossed-out locusts and the slogan “Stop financial investors! Save our neighborhoods!”