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NYC Mayor Eric Adams evicts hundreds from homeless encampments

Despite crackdown, Adams presented no clear alternative to the streets and transit system for unhoused people afraid to use unsafe shelter system

People’s movements take to the streets against evictions throughout Brazil

The Zero Evictions Campaign is calling for demonstrations in cities throughout the country in observance of the Housing for Life day of action

Italian students protest education policy, Australia moves to ban Hamas and other stories

Today we look at student protests for safe and dignified education in Italy, Australia’s decision to outlaw Hamas, and more

Netherlands: Struggle for affordable housing intensifies with protests in multiple cities

Activists from various youth & student groups, feminist groups, trade unions and political parties marched for housing rights on the call of #Woonrevolte Amersfoort, a housing rights coalition.

Protests demanding affordable housing continue in the Netherlands

Major cities in the Netherlands have been facing an acute housing crisis marked by higher rents, skyrocketing property prices, evictions, and homelessness.

Housing Rights - Netherlands Protests demanding affordable housing surge in the Netherlands

Various housing rights groups and progressive youth/students groups in major Dutch cities have formed coalitions and started mobilizations demanding affordable and dignified housing

US eviction ban US apex court strikes down latest eviction ban, affecting millions 

Following pressure from landlords and realtors groups, an apex court struck down the latest eviction ban, putting around 6.5 million households at risk for eviction.

26 arrested in police crackdown on homeless encampment in Toronto

Hundreds arrived at the Lamport Stadium park to oppose the forcible eviction of a homeless encampment, leading to 26 arrests and several injuries

Ariel Henry takes over as Haiti PM amid inquiry into Moïse’s killing & other stories

Today we look at the situation in Haiti and the ongoing inquiry into Jovenel Moise’s killing, the police crackdown on an encampments of unhoused people in Canada, and more

Housing Action Day-Europe Housing for people, not for profit: Rights groups demand action across Europe

Rights groups organized two days of action for housing rights across major cities in Europe. The demands included affordable housing, an end to profiteering from rents and putting a stop to evictions

Housing Rights-Italy Italian housing rights groups protest government’s rejection of eviction ban extension

Major parliamentary parties in Italy, including the ruling Democratic Party, have refused to extend the ban on evictions which was imposed in the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis. Evictions are set to resume on January 1

Housing Rights-Luxembourg Progressives demonstrate in Luxembourg demanding housing rights

The protest was organized by housing rights groups and leftist parties in response to a controversial directive by the Esch City Council to regulate the procedures for renting apartments

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