Housing
Tenants Protest - UK UK tenants union calls for no homelessness and rent debt

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

Activist who denounced lack of water in poor neighborhoods in Buenos Aires died of coronavirus

Ramona Medina was hospitalized and connected to a respirator after she tested positive for coronavirus. There are more than 1,000 confirmed cases in Buenos Aires’ poor neighborhoods

Housing rights coalition - Serbia Serbian housing rights collective organizes relief work for COVID-19

Serbian housing rights collective Združena Akcija Krov nad Glavom (Joint Action Roof Over Your Head) has initiated a relief campaign for the distribution of food and other essentials to people in distress

Army brought in to aid illegal evictions in South Africa, several left homeless amid lockdown

The Azania shack dwellers’ settlement of Abahlali baseMjondolo in Durban, was attacked by agents hired by the eThekwini municipality authorities on April 2. 15 shacks were demolished, leaving several people homeless

Shack dwellers South Africa Five-year-old injured in attack on shack dwellers by ANC-supporters in South Africa

Members of South Africa’s Shack Dwellers Movement were attacked by a mob of ruling ANC’s supporters after the councilor unfairly allotted the land meant for the community to ANC supporters

Over 200,000 people forcefully evicted across India in 2018: Report

As per an analysis by Housing and Land Rights Network, at least 11.3 million people across India are threatened with the risk of eviction and displacement

Security forces attack victims of fire seeking dignified housing

The inhabitants of the Oasis community in the Moravia neighborhood of Medellin, Colombia, have been living under a bridge ever since a massive fire destroyed their houses in 2017.

Abahlali baseMjondolo continues its struggle in the face of brutal repression

5,000 members of the movement marched in Durban on Monday to denounce state repression. Many activists of the movement have been assassinated over the past few years

Thousands participated in protests against the housing crisis in Ireland. (Photo: Raidió Teilifís Éireann) Raise the Roof Campaign Demands an End to Housing Crisis in Ireland

Dublin and several other cities have been facing an unprecedented housing crisis characterised by flat lining of property prices, rise in house rents, forceful evictions, etc.

Shack dwellers movement’s leader goes underground following threats

S’bu Zikode of the Abahlali baseMjondolo in South Africa has been forced to hide without access to cellphones and no contact with his family, as have other members of the organization

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