Housing rights group ACORN said that despite the government’s extension of the ban on evictions, landlords can still issue a Section 21 Notice of Possession to their tenants and begin the process of taking over a property
The families were evicted from Quilombo Campo Grande camp where they have lived and produced food for the past two decades
The 450 landless families have been resisting the eviction for more than 30 hours in the state of Minas Gerais
A Day of Action was observed on June 17 on the call of the Community Action Tenants Union of Ireland. The COVID-19 lockdown has worsened the plight of tenants and homeless people in Irish cities
The call for the mobilization was given by the union, ACORN, which has also started a petition to protect tenants, lodgers and mortgage holders from eviction and debt during the COVID-19 outbreak
The federations have come together under the banner of ‘People’s Movement for a Just Society’, to demand an end to the killings of farmers and the witch-hunting of peasants’ organizations
Increased participation of university students in anti-eviction protests has irked the pro-government right-wing factions. This is believed to have led to the attack on housing activists inside the Novi Sad university campus.