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Yaoundé: Large mobilisation for the Right to the City leading the way towards the right to housing

The fourth edition of the Triennial of Inhabitants took place from 26 to 28 November 2014 in Yaoundé on the theme “Make the Right to the City a prerequisite to the right to adequate housing ”. It was successful on all fronts, mobilising nearly 800 participants who came from 91 municipalities, and from towns and villages from the 10 regions of Cameroon. It marked the transition to the right approach, characterised by the organisation of resistance movements, social mobilisation, democratic and citizen control of the city and the implementation of alternatives to neoliberal urban policies.

Joint Call to the World Assembly of Inhabitants (WSF Tunis, 24 to 28 March 2015)

The International Alliance of Inhabitants, Habitat International Coalition and No Vox International are calling all individuals, organisations, movements and collectives to participate in the activities organised during the World Social Forum and the World Assembly of Inhabitants, the space of convergence where the results of all our activities will be presented. To do that we are inviting to setting up united Committees for mobilisation on a local and national scale and to register your activities before 10 January 2015 in support of the proposed axis for the WSF “Land, housing, inhabitants”.

Forum Mundial de los Derechos Humanos, solidaridad internacional en contra de los desalojos

Word Human Rights Forum (Marrakech, 29 november 2014) Durante el Forum Mundial de los Derechos Humanos ( Marrakech 27 al 30 de noviembre de 2014), varias organizaciones sociales, convocadas por la Red Marroquí por la Vivienda Digna y la Alianza Internacional de Habitantes, se han solidarizado en contra de los desalojos, sobre todo en Milán (Italia), en la calle IIushina 15/2 (San Petersburgo, Rusia) y con Abahlali (Sudáfrica).

The Triennial of Inhabitants is online!

You can follow the Triennial of Inhabitants (Yaoundé, 26-28 November 2014) on the following social networks: facebook : www.facebook.com/rnhc.rnhc   twitter : twitter.com/RNHCRNHC   And in video clips on Youtube:  www.youtube.com/user/rnhc1  info : Make the right to the city a prerequisite to the right to adequate housing (Yaounde, November 26 to 28, 2014)

Make the right to the city a prerequisite to the right to adequate housing (Yaounde, November 26 to 28, 2014)

The National Network of Inhabitants of Cameroon is organizing, November 26 to 29, 2014 , in Yaounde, the fourth edition of the Triennial of Inhabitants, on the theme: Make the right to the city a prerequisite to the right to adequate housing ; which aims to adopt an urban trajectory to transform precarious housing, promote alternative social housing, and defend the rights of the victims of neoliberal policies of financing and land grabbing.

Solidarity Call out for Abahlali Basemjondolo

First watch this 5 minute video  on the assassinations:Second, please take a moment to sign this petition  that will be submitted to South Africa House, London on Saturday 22nd November.Below is the hyperlinked version of the petition text.

Algérie,Il est temps de geler toutes les décisions d'expulsion

Le phénomène d'expulsion des familles prend des proportions graves dans notre pays. Selon le  président du comité SOS familles expulsées, Hakim Salmi, «le nombre de familles expulsées ne cesse d'augmenter de jour en jour». Leur nombre atteint à ce jour 1580 familles, ce qui constitue à ses yeux une bombe à retardement qui menace la stabilité d'un nombre important de familles». Plus grave, dira-t-il, ce qui a envenimé la situation de ces familles, c'est qu'elles ne bénéficient d'aucune prise en charge de la part des autorités.

Alger, Plus de 1000 familles expulsées recensées

Le comité SOS expulsion, hébergé par la Ligue de défense des droits de l’homme (LADDH), exige un quota de logements de la wilaya. Les opérations de relogement  entreprises ont concerné les occupants des baraques, de familles touchées dernièrement par le séisme, mais aucunement les expulsés qui désespèrent de voir l’administration de la wilaya leur réserver un quota, comme ils le réclament depuis plusieurs années. Le comité SOS expulsion, hébergé par la Ligue de défense des droits de l’homme (LADDH), créé il y a 4 ans, est résigné.

Appeal to activist of Rights to Housing and Land: Join the Global Campaign of 2014 for the Right to Housing in Africa!

All over the African continent, local communities are suffering serious violations of the rights to housing and land. The International Alliance of Inhabitants appealed to all-e-s the activist-e-s for the right to land and housing around the continent to organize and participate in the framework of the World Zero Evictions Days- for in massive actions during the whole month of October 2014, demanding respect of the right to housing and land for all, the immediate end of forced evictions well as land grabbing, and stopping of persecution and intimidation of the activists.


Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana. September 8, 2014 The Slum Union of Ghana, with the full solidarity of the International Alliance of Inhabitants, wishes condemn in the strongest terms possible the illegal demolishing that took place at Mensah-Guinea, a neighborhood of Accra on Friday September 5, 2014 rendering over 1000 people (including women and children) homeless.