Habitantes de Europa
The Dubki park in Moscow defended by the Muscovites: women and children beaten up and arrested by police
Private securities are reported to be beating up and harassing inhabitants of the Timiryazevsky district in Moscow. The local police have arrested fifteen activists and grassroots during the protest actions. Women and children have become victims of repression.
Nosotros, la Alianza Internacional de los Habitantes, expresamos por encima de todo, nuestro más sentido pésame a las familias de las víctimas de los terribles ataques terroristas del 22/03/2016 en el aeropuerto y el Metro de Bruselas. También expresamos nuestra solidaridad con el Pueblo de Bélgica y a todos nuestros compañeras y compañeros Belgas.
Ilyushina tenants on hunger strike The tenants of residential house № 15 building 2 of Ilyushina street in Saint Petersburg, Russia, have become famous not only in Russia but worldwide thanks to their many yearlong resistance to forced evictions. The Ilyushina tenants, as they are called in Russia, have sustained a longer than ten year long struggle for their housing having grappled with the local city authorities and construction companies and won finally through their perseverance and courage.
Todos saben sobre las crisis que se produjeron en 2007 y 2008 a raíz de las burbujas inmobiliarias en el contexto de los mercados financieros globalizados. Pero en la preparación de la conferencia Hábitat III de la ONU casi ni se habló del tema. Organizaciones internacionales, nacionales y locales están pidiendo que se incluyan dichos temas en la conferencia junto con una reflexión sobre la regulación y la exclusión de los mercados. Por lo tanto, este asunto será parte de los temas principales del Foro Social Territorial y Popular Alternativo a Hábitat III.
One of the mass actions Moscow has seen lately was the protest staged by the so called currency borrowers. The Russian currency borrowers are those who have borrowed from various banks, some of them being foreign ones, substantial amounts of money in hard currency, either in the US Dollars or Euros, to support their mortgages.
Russia and many other countries have seen actions staged in support of Ildar Dadin, sentenced to three years of hard labor under the Russian penal code article ‘’Numerous cases of violation of holding public events’’.
The Town of Novyi Urengoy is one of those Russian towns and cities that are considered to be the most prosperous. The reason is its place and role in the oil and gas producing industry – the town is located in the North, in the area which is called the Yamal and Nenetsk Autonomous Region, known for its immense oil and gas reserves.
OPEN LETTER: Concern about the violation of housing right as consequence of the 17th November agreement regarding Greece
The IAI are very much concerned about the consequences of the “agreements” which on Dec. 17 2015 – according to media and local civil society – have been achieved between the creditors and the Greek government regarding new conditions for the protection of indebted homeowners. As far as we know 35 % of the housing loans in Greece are currently not performing, mostly because of the economic situation. 300.000 homeowners are concerned.
Last october 6 Saint Petersburg witnessed a murder Konstantin Andreev, the husband of a militant activist of the cheated investors movement, has died due to wounds suffered by him as a result of assault and battery. The International Alliance of Inhabitants has sent his condolences and complete solidarity, condemning this murder, demanding that are caught and brought to justice the killers, and declaring that they would inform the UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Housing.
10 ottobre Sfratti Zero: gli appuntamenti comunicati (in progress) Monza: l'appuntamento e' sabato 10 ottobre 2015 in largo Mazzini (centro) dalle 9 alle 13, promossa da unione inquilini con l'adesione del PRC, del Coordinamento Comitati Inquilini Alloggi Comunali ed altri. Livorno: sabato 10 ottobre sfratti zero. a Livorno l'appuntamento è in piazza Grande alle ore 10.00, promossa da unione inquilini Firenze: sabato 10 ottobre 2015, quarta giornata nazionale sfratti zero, il movimento lotta per la casa di firenze manifesta in piazza dalmazia, ore 16