Al-‘Araqib a Bedouin village in southern Israel has been razed to the ground to make way for a forest. The residents face permanent forced eviction from their homes. Further, they are denied access to the land which they use to grow crops and keep livestock.
Roma people living in informal settlements in Serbia are being forcibly evicted from their homes without any form of legal protection. Call on the Serbian government to end forced evictions and to protect Roma from losing their homes, their livelihoods and often their only possessions.
The Afghan Ministry of Justice has drafted a regulation on Women’s Protection Centres. Although the regulation envisions greater support and monitoring of shelters, Amnesty International opposes regulation that would give the government control over shelters.