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Nota de Pesar da CONAM e da AIH A CONAM - Confederação Nacional das Associações de Moradores - e a Aliança Internacional de Habitantes, vem a público manifestar seu pesar e sua revolta com o assassinato da vereadora da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro Marielle Franco. »

As recomendações feitas em 2016 pela quinta sessão do Tribunal Internacional de Despejo sobre o caso das ocupações da Izidora (Belo Horizonte/Brasil), gerou desdobramentos concretos relevantes em decisão judicial do Superior Tribunal de Justiça (STJ). Além do ministro relator mencionar as recomendações, o STJ acolheu o pedido de suspensão liminar da reintegração de posse.Em sintonia com a luta direta, a denúncia internacional faz-se como mecanismo não só d... »

The general economic and political situation in Russia has made its impact upon the Russian housing and property markets, and hence, on all the others factors, including the ongoing struggle and forced evictions. »

Today on Human Rights Day, FEANTSA Youth is leading a coordinated action, along with youth, housing and human rights organisations from all over Europe, to draw attention to the growing problem of youth homelessness and housing exclusion in the EU. »

The 5th Urban Social Forum will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia and is a public, democratic, and inclusive space for the discussion and formulation of alternative and progressive ideas for our cities. The event invites civil society organizations, social leaders, community members, students and academics from all over Indonesia and beyond to gather and exchange experiences, build knowledge, and network with other le... »

On the morning of 27th November 400 officials – police, army and representatives of Indonesia’s state-owned airport developer PT Angkasa Pura I – arrived to survey land for New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) in the Temon District in the Kulonprogo Regency, on the south coast of central Java. An attempted land grab for the airport, and the courageous resistance of residents resisting forced eviction is documented in a video by Jogja Darurat Ag... »


The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights released a report announcing a historic database of companies doing business with illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.Among the American companies that received letters informing them that they’d be on the UN list were Caterpillar, Priceline.com, TripAdvisor, and Airbnb.Click here to tell them: get out of the settlement business! »

Demolition and forced eviction in Giza, Egypt (25 08 2015) On August 25, 2015, a demolition force from Giza governorate combined by police forces and bulldozers demolished the poor shacks located at Al Sudan Street and went into bloody clashes with the poor inhabitants who contested the demolition because most of the 300 families did not get alternative housing from the governorate.An international call for solidarity launched by the Egyptian... »

Nairobi has been faced with systemic police violence throughout its colonial and post-colonial history. This article was written after Insitut Français de Recherche en Afrique (IFRA) Center for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS) and Mathare Social Justice Center (MSJC) hosted a seminar on the topic. The article focuses on the case of Nairobi and demonstrates how urban planning and police violence go hand in hand. It then continues to discuss how comm... »

Dans le cadre d’une mission de soutien, d’information et de sensibilisation, auprès de ces membres l’Union des Associations et des Coordinations d’Associations pour le Développement et la Défense des Droits des Démunies (UACDDDD) a dépêché du 22 au 24 février dernier une délégation dans 4 villages des 03 Communes du cercle de Kita se trouvant dans la forêt qui l’objet d’une convoitise énorme. Aujourd’hui, ils sont plus d’une centaine de villages qui sont m... »

Photo credits @UCLG/Mark Schardan Local and regional leaders and housing policy experts met in Barcelona from 2-3 November to reaffirm their commitment to housing as a human right and share experiences on making it a reality. »

Around the world, towns and cities are standing up to defend human rights, democracy and the common good. The Fearless Cities summit will allow municipalist movements to build global networks of solidarity and hope in the face of hate, walls and borders.Join us in Barcelona for political debate, policy exchange, and practical workshops featuring mayors and councilors and municipalist movements that are transforming society from below.From Barcelona strengt... »

Vou aproveitar que colei grau ontem e fazer textão sobre a minha paixãozinha econômica: desigualdade e população de rua.Eu tive o privilégio de passar um ano inteirinho do meu primeiro estágio trabalhando com a Profa. Silvia Schor, uma das (se não a maior) referência desse país sobre a dimensão econômica da situação de rua. É ela que encabeçou todos os (bons) censos dessa população feitos em São Paulo desde 2000, já que o IBGE não contabiliza moradores de... »

"Homelessness prevention in the context of evictions": full report - final version Home is associated with safety, belonging, esteem and personal and child development. Housing and home are intertwined with health, poverty or wealth and opportunity in general. Eviction involves the involuntary removal of people from their homes, with many negative personal and social consequences, particularly for children.In EU Member States where evictions are... »

Best wishes from/for all inhabitants of rural and urban areas who R-Exist: who Fight and Resist to Exist, Dream, Love, Live in solidarity to Build Alternative Social Pacts for the Living Well in Peace and Democracy!We wish you the very best while counting on your support! »

Workers in the aftermath of the 2016 earthquake in Ecuador Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP Millions of staff clean our streets and keep our cities moving. It’s time to recognise their contribution to the everyday fabric of our urban lives »