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Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement. Les droits humains doivent être inscrits dans le programme pour l'après-2015

Les dirigeants du monde entier risquent de creuser les inégalités et d’aggraver la discrimination et l’injustice si les droits humains sont mis de côté lors de l’élaboration du programme pour le développement après 2015, a averti Amnesty International à l’approche de discussions cruciales qui se tiendront au siège des Nations unies, à New York, durant la semaine du 23 septembre. Les dirigeants du monde entier risquent de creuser les inégalités et d’aggraver la discrimination et l’injustice si les droits humains sont mis de côté lors de l’élaboration du programme pour le dé

UN Millennium Development Goals: Human rights must not be marginalized in post-2015 agenda

World leaders risk deepening inequalities, discrimination and injustice if human rights remain side-lined in the post-2015 development agenda, Amnesty International warned ahead of crucial talks at the United Nations this week.  World leaders risk deepening inequalities, discrimination and injustice if human rights remain side-lined in the post-2015 development agenda, Amnesty International w

Le gouvernement kenyan doit mettre un terme aux expulsions forcées

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El Gobierno de Kenia debe poner fin a los desalojos forzosos

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Kenyan Government must end forced evictions

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China: Halt imminent forced eviction of housing rights activist - 11 September 2013

Headline Title:  China: Halt imminent forced eviction of housing rights activist Chinese authorities must stop imminent plans to forcibly evict the last remaining residents of the village of Ba Gou just outside of Beijing, Amnesty International said. Chinese authorities must stop imminent plans to forcibly evict the last remaining residents of the village of Ba Gou just outside of Beijing. Media Node:  Ba Gou eviction VIDEO: Chinese residents fight for their rights Story Location:  China 32° 8' 53.9916" N, 111° 47' 48.75" E “The local government should immediately halt all efforts to forcibly evict the people of Ba Gou, and also provide adequate compensation to the thousands who have already lost their homes in the village” Source:  Catherine Baber, Amnesty International’s Asia Pacific Director Date:  Wed, 11/09/2013 URL:  China: Rise in forced evictions fuelling discontent Description:  News story, 11 October 2012 URL:  Standing their ground Description:  Report, 11 October 2012

Cambodia: Jailed activist must be released, not forgotten - 3 September 2013

Headline Title:  Cambodia: Jailed activist must be released, not forgotten Cambodian human rights defender Yorm Bopha, imprisoned on spurious grounds last year, must be released immediately, Amnesty International said ahead of the one-year anniversary of her arrest. Cambodian human rights defender Yorm Bopha, imprisoned on spurious grounds last year, must be released immediately, Amnesty International said ahead of the one-year anniversary of her arrest. Media Node:  Yorm Bopha Story Location:  Cambodia 11° 58' 38.4672" N, 103° 26' 50.1576" E “Yorm Bopha is a prisoner of conscience, jailed for her peaceful activism and defending the rights of those in her community who lost their homes through forced evictions” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia Pacific Director URL:  Convictions of activists in Cambodia demonstrates dire state of justice Description:  News story, 27 December 2012 URL:  Cambodia: Free two women campaigning against forced evictions Description:  News story, 19 December 2012 URL:  Cambodia: Stop the use of excessive force against peaceful land activists Description:  News story, 7 February 2012

السلطات الفرنسية تخلي 150 شخصاً، بينهم 60 طفلاً، من مساكنهم قسراً - 27 August 2013

Headline Title:  السلطات الفرنسية تخلي 150 شخصاً، بينهم 60 طفلاً، من مساكنهم قسراً قالت منظمة العفو الدولية إن إقدام السلطات الفرنسية على إخلاء جماعات "الروما" (الغجر) في مختلف أنحاء البلاد يمثل استمراراً لانتهاك القانون الدولي بعد عام من قيام الحكومة ب إقدام السلطات الفرنسية على إخلاء جماعات "الروما" (الغجر) في مختلف أنحاء البلاد يمثل استمراراً لانتهاك القانون الدولي بعد عام من قيام الحكومة بنشر تعميم وزاري بشأن الموضوع Media Node:  Bobigny forced eviction AR Nadka AR Story Location:  France 48° 54' 0.09" N, 2° 24' 21.6216" E “استيقظتُ في السادسة من صباح اليوم. كانت الشرطة قد جاءت وأفزعتنا. كنتُ أعرف أنه يجب علينا أن نغادر المنطقة، فقد سبق لأمي أن أخبرتني بذلك. لا أعرف أين عائلتي، وعليَّ أن أغادر الآن. لا أعرف إن كنا سنستطيع أن نذهب إلى المدرسة، ولكننا بالتأكيد نريد أن نذهب. كان من المفترض أن أذهب اليوم إلى فصل تمهيدي لأنني سأبدأ الدراسة في المدرسة الثانوية الأسبوع القادم، ولكن لم أستطع أن أذهب” Source:  ديفيد، أحد أطفال المخيم ويبلغ من العمر 12 عاماً، وقع عملية الإخلاء عليه للمرة الخامسة Date:  Tue, 27/08/2013 “لقد شاهدت اليوم عائلات بأكملها تُشرد وتصبح بلا مأوى وتُجبر على أن تترك كل شيء خلفها. لم يكن الناس يدرون ما يمكن أن يفعلوه ولا إلى أين يتوجهون” Source:  ماريون كاديير، باحثة منظمة العفو الدولية المعني بفرنسا Date:  Tue, 27/08/2013 URL:  France: New Roma forced evictions ‘shameful’ Description:  News story, 3 April 2013 URL:  France: Chased away: Forced evictions of Roma in Ile-de-France Description:  Report, 29 November 2012 URL:  Roma: Demanding equality and human rights Description:  Find out more about discrimination against Roma and take action

French authorities forcibly evict 150 people, including 60 children - 27 August 2013

Headline Title:  French authorities forcibly evict 150 people, including 60 children The French authorities’ evictions of Romani communities across the country continue to flout international law a year after the government published an inter-ministerial circular on the issue, Amne The French authorities’ evictions of Romani communities across the country continue to flout international law a year after the government published an inter-ministerial circular on the issue. Media Node:  Bobigny forced eviction Nadka Story Location:  France 48° 54' 0.09" N, 2° 24' 21.6216" E “I woke up at 6 am this morning, the police came and it scared us. I knew we would have to leave, my mother had told me so. I don’t know where my family and I will go now. I don’t know if we will be able to go to school, but we definitely want to go. Today I was supposed to go to a refreshers course because next week I will start secondary school, but now I can’t go. ” Source:  David, aged 12, who was evicted for the fifth time Date:  Tue, 27/08/2013 “This morning, I saw entire families being rendered homeless and forced to leave everything behind. People did not know what to do or where to go. It's time for France to stop forcibly evicting people, and to respect international human rights law.” Source:  Marion Cadier, Amnesty International researcher on France Date:  Tue, 27/08/2013 URL:  France: New Roma forced evictions ‘shameful’ Description:  News story, 3 April 2013 URL:  France: Chased away: Forced evictions of Roma in Ile-de-France Description:  Report, 29 November 2012 URL:  Roma: Demanding equality and human rights Description:  Find out more about discrimination against Roma and take action

Romanian authorities leave 15 Roma families homeless and many more at risk - 6 August 2013

Headline Title:  Romanian authorities leave 15 Roma families homeless and many more at risk The Romanian authorities must immediately halt all forced evictions and provide those Romani families who were recently forced out of their homes with alternative housing, Amnesty International sai The Romanian authorities must immediately halt all forced evictions and provide those Romani families who were recently forced out of their homes with alternative housing. Media Node:  Romania Story Location:  Romania 44° 30' 40.0752" N, 27° 9' 29.5308" E “The situation of those who were forced out of their homes is desperate with many, including babies and young children, now sleeping rough. Many have described how police came in with bulldozers to demolish their homes. The authorities are still doing nothing to help them.” Source:  Jezerca Tigani, Europe and Central Asia Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Romania: Stop new forced eviction of Roma in Baia Mare Description:  Urgent Action, 6 August 2013 URL:  Romania: Pushed to the margins: Five stories of Roma forced evictions in Romania Description:  Report, 18 June 2013 URL:  Romania: Thousands of lives uprooted in forced evictions Description:  News Story, 18 June 2013 URL:  Romania: Pushed to the margins: Recommendations to the Romanian Government Description:  Report, 18 June 2013

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