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Inhabitants from Dhaka to Dakar through Asia!

Building the Bangladesh WAI Steering Committee (Dhaka, September 2 2010) Draft statement WAI (WSF 2011) Preparatory Meeting of Bangladesh Steering CommitteeSeptember 02, 2010, Dhaka, BangladeshOn the occasion of the preparatory meeting of the Bangladesh steering committee on the World Assembly of Inhabitants-WAI / WSF Dakar, Senegal (Dhaka to Dakar), held on Thursday, September 02, 2010 at Shelter for the Poor office, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, we, participants representing different inhabitant’s organizations (NGOs working on housing and Land rights issues) have met to share our experiences on housing rights and its violations as well. Our fellow participants, the head of inhabitant’s organizations shared ongoing activities, experiences, struggles and dealing with the continuing challenge of government approach of eviction without any rehabilitation.

Habitantes de Bangalore para Dakar pela Ásia!

Building the WAI Steering Committee for Asia (Bangalore, 18-22 August 2010) Declaração - Reunião Preparatória da AMH - De 18 a 22 de Agosto de 2010, Bangalore, Índia Em razão da Assembléia dos Cidadãos da Ásia (ACA), de 18 a 22 de agosto de 2010, em Bangalore, Índia, nós, participantes, representando diferentes organizações e redes de habitantes, nos reunimos para compartilhar com os nossos respectivos membros de comunidades em resposta aos despejos, estratégias e alternativas apresentadas aos governos a fim de garantir terra e moradia para as famílias atingidas.

Habitantes, de Bangalore para Dakar

A Índia sediará esta nova fase de construção da Assembléia Mundial dos Habitantes (AMH) na cidade de Bangalore, de 18 a 23 de Agosto de 2010.. A reunião foi precedida por uma prévia importante, em 16 de Agosto, ou seja, reuniões com as organizações de moradores de bairros populares de Delhi, envolvidos na luta contra os despejos causados pelos investimentos dos próximos jogos da Commonwealth Games.

The 2010 Commonwealth Games: Whose Wealth, Whose Commons?

The 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) will be held in New Delhi, India, from 3-14 October 2010. Given the many unanswered questions that have marked the CWG process, the Housing and Land Rights Network – South Asia Regional Programme (HLRN) decided to undertake a study on various dimensions of the CWG.

Solidarity against evictions in Navotas City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Resisting evictions in Navotas, Philippines (John Lagman, 2010) Evicted families, especially women, residing along Road 10 in Navotas City, Metro Manila, Philippines are appealing for solidarity and support. On January 18 to 20, and then on March 4 to the present, (March 12) the Philippine Department of Public Works and Highways and the City Government of Navotas have conducted demolition operations for the purpose of widening the road. To date, the homes of some 393 families of the targeted 1,000 families have been demolished.

Pasay City, Manila: Jihad à nossa porta?

Resistance against evictions at Pasay City Pessoas muçulmanas e equipes de demolição jogavam pedras uns aos outros. Os policiais de Pasay abriam fogo. Essas foram as cenas de ontém em Pasay City, durante a execução da demolição de barracos ao redor da mesquita.

Cambodia: Forced Eviction of the Reak Reay Community in Phnom Penh

Demolished house, luxury housing in the background 16 March 2009 At least 60 families living in the Reak Reay community, Tonle Bassac commune, Chamkarmon district, Phnom Penh, are facing imminent forced eviction. The families have been residing in the prime-city location since the 1990s, and have valid rights to the land under the Cambodian Land Law. The families have been resisting forced eviction attempts by Bassac Garden City and Canadia Bank since 2005. Appeal to the international solidarity

In the Heart of Bombay: the Dharavi Slum

One of the ways to enter Dharavi, from the Mahim train station Valérie FERNANDO - 05 / 2009The Dharavi slum, situated in the heart of Greater Bombay, and the massive redevelopment project that aims to turn it into a swanky neighborhood for the well-off middle class, is a perfect example of the ultra-liberal leanings of the Indian political class as a whole, which remains persistently deaf and blind to the needs of the poor, who nevertheless represent more than 60% of the population of the Indian megalopolis. A further look: