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Lebanon: Rejecting the New Rent Law: An Open Letter to the Parliament and a march

“Yes for a fair rent law that protects the right to housing for old tenants." Protest in Sassine square, Achrafieh, Beirut, 3 December 2014 (Image courtesy of sakanbeirut.wordpress.com) The Committee for the Rights of Tenants Laws has organized a march in Beirut, towards the Speaker's House in Ain el-Tineh on Wednesday 10 December to pressure on parliamentarians to withdraw the new law that liberalize old rent contracts before it goes into effect on 28 December 2014.The International Alliance of Inhabitants express the full solidarity.To add your name to the list of signatories, and for further information, please contact: beiruthousing@gmail.com

Gaza Calling: All out on Saturday 9 August Day of Rage

Join the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions Movement today. Demand Sanctions on Israel Now. As we face the full might of Israel’s military arsenal, funded and supplied by the United States and European Union, we call on civil society and people of conscience throughout the world to pressure governments to sanction Israel and implement a comprehensive arms embargo immediately.Take to the streets on Saturday 9 August with a united demand for sanctions on Israel.

BDS to stop the incremental genocide in Gaza!

The International Alliance of Inhabitants (IAI) is calling for inhabitants’ organizations all over the world to show solidarity and mobilize to stop the incremental genocide of the Palestinian people in Gaza carried out by Israel. The IAI is launching a call for BDS to obtain a just peace with Zero Evictions and rebuild demolished Palestinian homes.

Background: The war crimes in Gaza, the last stage of an incremental genocide

The Israeli government is committing war crimes in Gaza, targeting civilian homes and the families of those it deems “militants’’, using heavy weapons in densely populated areas, knowing in advance the expected number of casualties. All this comes on top of a chronic, Israeli-made humanitarian crisis, which has turned into a catastrophe.

Le Réseau Marocain pour Le Logement Décent interpelle les Nations Unies à intervenir immédiatement pour arrêter l'attaque sioniste brutale à Gaza et arrêter la destruction de logements et des infrastructures

Le Réseau Marocain pour Le Logement Décent interpelle les Nations Unies à intervenir immédiatement pour arrêter l'attaque sioniste brutale à Gaza et arrêter la destruction de logements et des infrastructures.Il semble que ce qui se passe à Gaza, à la suite de bombardements aveugles qui tuent des personnes innocentes et démolissent des habitats et des infrastructures , n'a pas d'incidence sur le monde et les institutions internationales qui n’ont pas pu arrêter l'attaque barbare des sionistes subi par l'humanité dans son ensemble, et non seulement par les martyrs de Palestine dont les nourrissons , les enfants , les femmes, personnes âgées et les jeunes.

Happy birthday IAI, in solidarity!

... is a global network of associations and social movements of inhabitants, cooperatives, communities, tenants, house owners, homeless, slum dwellers, indigenous populations and people from working class neighbourhoods. The objective is the construction of another possible world starting from the achievement of the housing and city rights ...

ECHR launches campaign to enshrine the right to adequate housing in the Egyptian Constitution

Adequate housing is not just a collective right, it is also the right of every individual, every man, woman and child everywhere The campaign based on that the right to adequate housing is a human right, which has been recognized on a wide scale by international human rights instruments that have been signed and ratified by Egypt, and thus the state becomes bound by these instruments to recognize the right to adequate housing in its Legislation and to respect, protect and fulfill it. 

Egypt, No consolation or apology

Tahrir Square and other Squares in Egypt witnessed bloody incidents that exposed the youth of Egypt to oppression, murder and intentional injury The undersigned hold the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to its full political and criminal responsibility for the dead and wounded as well as to its circumvention of the fair demands of the masses.

Tent Protest: How to Promote a Social Housing Policy Right Now in Israel

tents-by-noa-olchovsky What started as a few tents in the middle of a Tel Aviv boulevard has expanded into a country-wide grassroots movement for social and economic rights. This page will keep you updated about ACRI’s work around the tent protest,

Thousands of housing activists protests held in cities across Israel

Thousands of housing protesters march in Haifa, July 26, 2011 (Hagai Fried) Housing activists, who reject Netanyahu's plan to solve the housing crisis, rally in Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Ashdod and Be'er Sheva, chanting "Bibi go home" and "we want justice."After rejecting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan  to solve Israel's housing crisis, activists continued to protest across the country on Tuesday 26 July.