Habitantes de Asia
Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap kicked off their #ZeroEviction campaign with several protests. They joined other groups trooping to the House of Representatives against the Emergency Powers Bill, while residents of Apollo, Tandang Sora who have been homeless since June painted and confronted the blockade to their homes and relocatees in Montalban who have been occupying vacant housing units held a ‘banig protest.’
Open Letter to The Honorable Chief Minister Sri K .Cchandrashekar Rao Telangana State - Hyderabad Regarding the Massive Displacement threatening the People of the new State of Telangana
Close to 400 villagers have assembled at the protest site in Etigadda Kistapur, which is one of the eight villages that will be submerged. (Photo credit: TS Sudhir) No one can deny the need for irrigation projects to bring water for purposes of agriculture, particularly in a rain fed region like the Telangana. Yet, urgent need as it is, such projects cannot deny the people their participation, voluntary consent and rightful compensation as per the law of the land. It is most unfortunate that in the case of Mallannasagar project, the government has resorted to several deviations, effectively denying people their democratic rights
Campaign for Housing and Tenurial Rights - Montfort Social Institute And A.P. Platform for the Rights of the Urban Poor
The UN Habitat III Conference is scheduled for the third week of October this year. The Government of India has presented a very rosy picture of the situation of urban development in the country. But much of this vision in terms of SMART cities, AMRUT, Heritage Cities and the Capital Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh have little for the poor
Activists demand the suspension of three development projects during an anti-forced eviction demonstration outside the Democratic Progressive Party's Kaohsiung headquarters on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Taiwan Alliance of Anti-Forced Eviction representative Tien Chi-feng expressed hopes of seeing President Tsai and Chen immediately suspend eviction and removal of affected houses in Qishan's Dagouding, a local fruit and vegetable marketplace, and Ljavek village.
La leyenda del cartel erigido por las autoridades de la ciudad de Bangkok dice “Gracias por devolver Pom Mahakan, un monumento histórico para todas las personas”. Pero las autoridades planean el inicio del desalojo de alrededor de 300 personas este próximo 3 de septiembre.Por favor, firma ahora en el siguiente enlace para apoyar a la comunidad de Pom Mahakam a resistir contra esta horrorosa visión del futuro.
Pedido de solidaridad desde Bangkok: ¡Cero Desalojos para Pom Mahakan, una comunidad ejemplar que enfrenta desalojos luego de 25 años de lucha!
Luego de un cuarto de siglo, la pequeña comunidad de Pom Mahakan (300 habitantes aproximadamente), que se encuentra al lado de las murallas originales de la ciudad de Bangkok, Tailandia, enfrenta un verdadero problema: a principios de agosto de 2016, las autoridades han decidido desalojar a todos los habitantes y comenzar la demolición de las casas con el fin de implementar el “proyecto de embellecimiento”. Las autoridades están violando el artículo 11 PIDESC, firmado por el propio país.
The East Asia Regional Tribunal on Evictions Highlights the Marginalised Facts of Evictions in the Habitat III Agenda
On July 2-4, 2016, the International Tribunal on Evictions, will be launching its first local/regional tribunal session, in Asia, which will take place in Taipei, Taiwan. An essential step towards the 5th ITE Session that will be held under the People's Social Forum in Resistance to Habitat III (Quito, 17 to 20 october 2016). Following the steps of the previous four International sessions since 2011, carried out under the World Zero Evictions Days.
CandyBird, Hua-Kuang Community, Taipei City #callevictionsasia2016 In order to tackle on the prevailing threats to our common habitats. International Solidarity is calling for cases of evictions from Northeast and Southeast Asian regions until May 15th, 2016. The cases will be judged by the East Asian Tribunal on Evictions (Taipei, 1-4 July 2016), the first regional cooperative step towards the 5th International Tribunal on Evictions, which will be carried out in the framework of the People's Social Forum alternative to the UN Conference Habitat III (Quito, October 2016).
A day ahead of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial meetings in Manila, rights groups and NGOs will hold a peoples rights festival as a counterpoint event to the trade talks.
A bulldozer demolishing buildings, 20 August 2015. Photo: Azas Tigor Nainggolan. People, politics and planning collide in riverside slum Kampung Pulo. In the middle of the night, my phone beeps.It’s a text message from Muiz, a 28-year-old inhabitant from the Jakarta riverbank settlement where I have conducted anthropological research for over five years now.‘It has begun’, writes Muiz, and I instantly realise that he is talking about the evictions of Kampung Pulo.Only two hours later, my phone beeps again.