House marked for demolition, Njemanze Road Cientos de personas han sido obligadas a abandonar sus hogares para dar paso a un proyecto de desarrollo comercial en el estado de Rivers (Nigeria), según ha tenido conocimiento Amnistía Internacional.Los habitantes de la carretera de Njemanze, en Port Harcourt, perderán sus casas definitivamente si las autoridades locales siguen adelante con sus planes de demolición esta semana.
Tunnels beneath Vegas a refuge for homeless people Underneath its glitzy casinos, far from the bright marquees, there is another Las Vegas, a pitch-black, dank underworld virtually unknown and unseen by those who live, work and play above.
Burning homeless The artist and activist Jens Galschiøt (DK) joins the homeless organizations to put focus on the great number of homeless in Europe by visiting the European Parliament 12th to 16th April. Galschiøt has created 13 big bronze sculptures of homeless people, all in natural size. These very heavy sculptures are by now on their way to the European Parliament to act as the start signal for a debate in all member countries about the conditions under which the homeless have to cope.
Una familia entre las ruinas de su hogar. © Survival Un programa del Gobierno de Ruanda para destruir todos los techos de paja del país ha dejado a miles de pigmeos batwa sin hogar.
On 17 October, The City is for All (AVM) held a major demonstration against a government proposal to impose a €500 fine or imprisonment on people who are found “residing in public places” twice over the course of 6 months. According to AVM, the proposal is unconstitutional and inhumane, since it punishes homeless people for not having appropriate housing.
On 11 November 2011 the group City is for All (AVM) held a demonstration in front of the municipality of Budapest’s 8th district claiming that local mayor Mate Kocsis repeal his proposal to impose a 530 euros fine on homeless people or 60 days of imprisonment for "residing in public places"
Homeless advocates, non-profits and the faith-based community from DC will mobilize at least 1,000 homeless people – abused mothers with their children, working men who can't afford housing, disabled people, veterans and the mentally ill – to demand that the mayor and the DC Council end homelessness. Not by accident during the month of the World Zero Evictions Days - for the Right to Housing.
"There are no housing, if there are, are too much expensive " 400 tenants people made their voices heard in Gatineau where the first Federal-Provincial-Territorial Housing Ministers Meeting is taking place. The protesters came from across Quebec at the invitation of the FRAPRU to demand that the federal government take action on the problems of housing and homelessness, particularly to protect 600 000 existing social housing units.
Jobless, and Living in a Bunk For Atsushi Nakanishi, jobless since Christmas, home is a cubicle barely bigger than a coffin — one of dozens of berths stacked two units high in one of central Tokyo’s decrepit “capsule” hotels.
Police escort two PTH activists out of City Hall. At the Stated meeting of the New York City Council, Picture the Homeless members and allies disrupted the meeting in three coordinated waves, resulting in the chamber being cleared and the meeting being temporarily adjourned. Council Members including Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams were seen joining in the protesters' chant of "CALENDAR INTRO 48," reflecting the need for a hearing for this popular bill.
"They want us out of our community!" "We're always told to move on, but to where? There are no places for us to be" Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) and USA-Canada Alliance of Inhabitants (USACAI) are calling on our members and allies throughout the United States and Canada to join us on April 1 for a bi-national day of action to protest the ongoing criminalization of poor and homeless people in our communities.
In recent years, there has been an unprecedented attack on homeless and poor persons’ right to vote. As part of ongoing advocacy to protect this right, NLCHP is conducting its 2011 Barriers to Voting Survey. NLCHP will be raffling off several $25 Amazon gift cards among participants who complete the entire survey by December 31st.