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Nelle ultime settimane si è sviluppata una indecente campagna stampa che descrive gli occupanti di case popolari come delinquenti, gente che ruba la casa a chi ne ha bisogno, cercando di addossare a chi occupa, ai più poveri, a chi è migrante, la responsabilità del degrado dei quartieri popolari.

Solidarity and actions against the violent evictions in Milan

The dramatic news from Milan are just the latest in a long series relating to evictions, often violent, violating the right to housing and human rights of the inhabitants of this city. 

S. Petersburg, "Stop Lying!"

Press Conference, 27/11/14 The newly appointed Government of Saint Petersburg is faced  by ever growing social problems in the city - a group of citizens, the group known as the Ilyushina 15/2 house tenants, is trying to bring this idea home at a press conference held for the local mass media.Stop Lying!

The Bergamo Declaration: the EU and its Member States should implement policies in the fight against homelessness

The 2014 FEANTSA Policy Conference "Confronting homelessness in the EU: Seeking out the next generation of best practices"  brought together 400 practitioners from across Europe and beyond to exchange information on policy and practice to prevent and reduce homelessness.

France, le Parlement vote oui à la justiciabilité des Droits Économiques, Sociaux et Culturels

Le 30 octobre 2014 le Sénat a entériné le vote de l’Assemblée nationale du 26 juin en votant à son tour oui à la ratification par la France du Protocole facultatif au Pacte international relatif aux Droits Économiques, Sociaux et Culturels.

Italia, Aiuto on the road

Lo scorso inverno 50.000 anime senzatetto e vaganti  affrontavano da soli il proprio destino, un destino ignoto che non fa nemmeno sperare nel minuto seguente. Ad un anno dal lancio della campagna UN SACCO DI VITA , il panorama della disperazione non è cambiato, o meglio, è notevolmente peggiorato. Il freddo è già qui: perciò vi invitiamo a contribuire alla Campagna, adesso!

Budapest, Vacant Buildings March and Occupation

On September 27, 2014 The City is for All (AVM) organized a series of events to raise awareness about the tens of thousands of empty apartments in Budapest. The group held the 4th Vacant Buildings March with the participation of some 200 people, early in the afternoon, where homeless people and their allies demanded the social utilization of empty apartments. In the evening, around a hundred people squatted a building in Benczúr street, which had been abandoned for nearly 20 years. After the demonstrative squatting around 50 people marched to the City Hall, where they left a message in a giant envelope addressed to Mr. István Tarlós, the Mayor of Budapest and the other mayoral candidates: „Wrong solution: selling out, good solution: letting out”.

Hungary, Shackdwellers in Budapest win case against local municipality

On October 16, 2014 the appellate court of Budapest made a legally binding decision regarding the demolition of self-built shacks by the municipality of the 14th district of Budapest. The court ruled that the municipality acted illegally when it destroyed the shacks and other possessions of six homeless people on October 18, 2011. Prior to the demolition, the authorities had not initiated any official procedures against the shack-dwellers. Many inhabitants were not at home when the bulldozers arrived and were thus not able to save any of their belongings. Those who were present were forced to witness the destruction of their homes and were offered no appropriate alternative accommodation.

St. Petersburg, three tenants protesting evictions arrested

(Photo: Moy Rayon - newspaper Мой район) Three tenants, Zinaida Porohkovaya, her son Michael, and Olga Baranova, tenants of the famous house 15/2 in Ilyushina street were arrested as a result of attempt to pitch tents in the front of the Smolny palace . Now they await trial in the Smolninsky district court. The IAI full express the solidarity with the tenants in the framework of the World Zero Evictions Days.

Enviadas a Presidência italiana da União Europeia as Recomendações do Tribunal Internacional dos Despejos

Uma delegação da Aliança Internacional dos Habitantes e da Unione Inquilini (União dos Inquilinos) de Milão entregou as Recomendações elaboradas pelo Júri da 4a Sessão do Tribunal Internacional dos Despejos ( International Tribunal on Evictions - TIE) à Prefeitura de Milão, para que elas possam ser enviadas ao Governo italiano e aos Ministros de Coesão Social da União Europeia, reunidos na capital da Lombardia. As Recomendações ressaltam o pedido de uma proibição temporária da execução de despejos em toda a Europa, com vistas à emissão de uma diretiva da União Europeia que proíba despejos sem o realojamento adequado e acordos prévios. As Recomendações relacionadas a despejos na América Latina, África e Ásia serão enviadas aos seus respectivos governos, e junto com as Recomendações à União Europeia, serão apresentadas a Relatora Especial das Nações Unidas e da ONU-Habitat com vista à alternativa para a Cúpula ONU Habitat III, em 2016. A Prefeitura de Milão comprometeu-se sobretudo a transmitir ao Governo italiano o pedido de suspensão do uso de força policial no território nacional durante o inverno, e a responder, até quarta-feira, dia 15 de outubro, ao pedido de que utilize os seus poderes para executar imediatamente tal suspensão, a fim de proteger a saúde e a segurança públicas.