Habitantes da Ásia
Hundreds of families from more than a dozen communities joined local human rights groups yesterday as they rallied outside the National Assembly for World Zero Evictions Day, calling for an end to forced land evictions in Phnom Penh.
Terra é Vida. Exijam que os industriais do açúcar parem de sangrar os agricultores cambojanos tomando suas terras.
Boeung Kak Lake under siege (2008-2012) For the past five years, the Boeung Kak Lake community has been fighting against the private developer that filled the lake with sand causing serious flooding in the surrounding villages and forcing more than 3500 families to leave because their homes became uninhabitable. On May a peaceful demonstration was violently dispersed and 15 women were arrested. An international call for solidarity.
Thirteen women representatives from the Boeung Kak Lake community in the capital, Phnom Penh, were sentenced to up to two-and-a-half years in prison after a summary trial. Two more community representatives who were waiting outside the courthouse prepared to testify as witnesses for the 13 women on trial. A call for international solidarity: freedom for human rights defenders and justice for displaced inhabitants of Boeung Kak lake community
Bridges Across Borders Cambodia has closely monitored the resettlement process and impacts of the GMS Rehabilitation of the Railways in Cambodia Project . The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is contributing $84 million in concessional loans and the Australian international aid agency AusAID is contributing $22.9 million in grants to this project, which stands to impact at more than 4000 families who live along the tracks.
O Anti-motim da polícia e a equipe de demolição do governo confrontam os moradores de shanties em Corazon De Jesus aldeia em San Juan city durante a demolição. ( January 11 2012) O ano de 2011 teve o maior número de casos de despejos documentados desde 1994, de acordo com um estudo dos associados pobres urbanos (UPA), defensor do direito à moradia. De Janeiro a Dezembro de 2011, 14.744 famílias or 73.780 indivíduos foram despejados em 39 incidentes de demolição. 92 por cento dos despejos são considerados ilegais em falta de requerimentos chamados para o desenvolvimento Urbano e lei da habitação. Sete demolições tornaram-se violentas.
Thousands of landless squatters turned out in protest (Photo: Naresh Newar/IRIN) A Nepalese government development plan for Kathmandu could lead to violence as the authorities seek to evict some 40 squatter settlements with an estimated population of over 20,000 of landless squatters, the support group Lumanti say. “We are ready to kill ourselves to stop government bulldozers. This is a life or death situation,” said Saru Magar, a landless squatter, who has been living at Bansighat settlement in the city centre for over 30 years.
Part of the Inaugural session During the SASF Shelter for the Poor have organized a seminar on the “Climate Change and Urbanization: Perspective Bangladesh” and have Coordinated a “Plenary” of the “Human Rights and dignity” along with other organisations (WAI Bangladesh Committee, PDAP, IPD, RHDS, DSK and PRATAY). More 100 people have attended this step to prepare the inhabitants participation in Rio+20 next June 2012.
Water pollution slum Gulshan Lake, Dhaka, Rahman lrnirjhar The inhabitants of Dhaka are 15 million, 40% of it is “homeless slum dwellers”, and in each year population is increasing by 1.1 million. Change can be happen only through a horrific change, when each of the building will be built with proper plan, if the in-city industries are relocated to a planned industrial zones, new residential areas will be built for the new comers, new parks, open spaces, play grounds will be created, roads will be wider, pollution will be reduced, then the city will be full of green.
Eviction Arakawa riverside area, near Horikiri Bridg, Tokyo ( 2011) This letter is to ask your support and your signatures on the call for the homeless people living on the Arakawa river bank (northern part of the central Tokyo) who are now facing the threat of forced eviction by the Japanese government.