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A Aliança Internacional de Habitantes apelamos para fazer uma pequena doação para as cidadãs Aura Margarita Valenzuela Mendez, Mariela Alvarez Sucup, Maria Magdalena Zarat Cuzan injustamente judicializadas e criminalizadas pelo sistema de justiça da Guatemala, que foi condenado a pagar uma multa de US$ 1950,00 pelo crime de usurpação agravada. »

Um compromisso comum  Nós, organizações, movimentos e redes de habitantes, governos locais e acadêmicos comprometidos com a justiça social territorial nos reunimos em Buenos Aires, simultaneamente à reunião convocada oficialmente por URBAN 20, para discutir uma posição alternativa para as gestões urbanas neoliberais e para trocar ideias e experiências sobre as cidades a que aspiramos, neste contexto internacional da crise econômica, social, ambiental... »

L'attente pour monter dans le bus (WS/Rue89 Bordeaux) Une trentaine de personnes, dont quatre familles, ont été relogées ce dimanche dans des maisons réquisitionnées sur la commune de Saint-Médard-en-Jalles. L’opération a été menée par un collectif citoyen avec le soutien de Médecins du monde, Réseau d’éducation sans frontières et Les Enfants de Coluche et la fondation Abbé-Pierre. »

Après 13 années d'attente, les familles victimes de l'incendie de l'hôtel Paris Opéra obtiennent l'ouverture du procès civil le 15 novembre 2018 à 9h30 au TGI de Paris (Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris, 29 avenue Porte de Clichy, 75017 PARIS – Métro Porte de Clichy). Les victimes pourront peut-être enfin tourner la page, si toutefois l'assureur AXA se décide à reconnaître les préjudices subis à leur juste gravité. »

Resisting evictions at Gardanibagh Rd. no. 11 (11.07.18) Chronicle and reflections on popular resistance from July to September 2018 against thousands of evictions, hidden product of the construction of smart cities. The battle continues. »

Hyderabad Bastee People’s Federation after wide consultation among all stake holders have formulated the attached Manifesto on behalf of almost sixty Lakh working class people living in slums in Urban Telangana. The Manifesto is released on 06/10/2018 at Somajiguda Press Club. It is expected that all political parties coming to seek the votes of the Urban working class people will include these demands as part of their Party Manifestos for the coming Elect... »

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Photo: Aref Daraghmeh, B’Tselem At least 29 structures were demolished by Israeli forces in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) in the month of September, displacing 51 people - including 23 children - and affecting a further 79 people, including 54 children. In addition, two families from East Jerusalem self-demolished their homes. Inside Israel, in the Naqab desert, Israeli forces demolished the unrecognised Bedo... »

This month, 22 structures were demolished in the occupied Palestinian Territories (including East Jerusalem) displacing 13 people – 7 of whom are children – and affecting a further 121 people.All the demolitions and confiscations but one – a Punitive demolition of a house in Barta’a ash Sharqia – occurred on the grounds of lacking an Israeli-issued building permit. Most of the demolished structures supported agricultural, herding and commercial livelihoods. »

Organized by UCLG-A in Marrakesh, Morocco from 20 to 24 November 2018, Africities VIII is the most important continental gathering for local governments. The IAI will participate to strengthen the voice of the inhabitants in this dialogue, by organizing on 23/11 the Meeting “Towards the construction of a Mediterranean Network of Inhabitants” to give answers to the request for freedom to reside and circulate residents of this common sea. »

The meeting, organized by the IAI at Africities the 23/11/18, aims to establish an international network of organizations of inhabitants across the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, residents and migrants, in partnership with local authorities who share the human rights approach in the implementation of housing, urban planning and democratic governance policies. »

Mediante el Decreto de Defensa de la Vivienda del Parque Público Residencial, la comunidad autónoma veta expresamente la venta de una vivienda propiedad de cualquier administración pública a personas jurídicas. »

No último domingo, dia 15 de julho, a Cidades e Governos Locais Unidos (UCLG - United Cities and Local Governments) e o seu Comitê de Inclusão Social, Democracia Participativa e Direitos Humanos organizaram uma sessão especial conjunta sobre o Direito à Moradia paralelamente ao Fórum Político de Alto Nível (Nova York, de 15 a 18 de julho), com a parceria da Relatoria Especial da ONU para a Moradia Adequada e do Escritório do Alto Comissariado das Nações Un... »

Baltimore's aging infrastructure has drawn increasing attention from private water companies seeking to take over management of parts of the city systems. »

The decision ends the World Bank’s support for coal worldwide, but also leaves villagers unsure of their fate as the Kosovo government vows to push ahead with the power plant. »

On the occasion of the World Day for the Right to the City, the Global Platform for the Right to the City stands in solidarity with the victims of  and resistance to urban development driven by neoliberal policies, in particular against forced evictions, and launches a strong appeal to local and national governments and the UN to implement the Right to the City as a collective path to build just, inclusive, peaceful and sustainable cities for all.   »

NEW YORK (18 October 2018) –  Ignoring almost 900 million people living in overcrowded informal settlements is a global human rights scandal that governments must resolve, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing said today. »