Forced Eviction

France : les expulsions forcées dans des camps de Calais risquent d'aggraver les problèmes sanitaires - 28 May 2014

Headline Title:  France : les expulsions risquent d'aggraver les problèmes sanitaires L'expulsion, mercredi 28 mai, de quelque 700 migrants et demandeurs d'asile hors de camps situés dans le nord de la France risque d'aggraver les problèmes sanitaires qui ont selon les aut L'expulsion, mercredi 28 mai, de quelque 700 migrants et demandeurs d'asile hors de camps situés dans le nord de la France risque d'aggraver les problèmes sanitaires qui ont selon les autorités motivé cette procédure, a déclaré Amnesty International. Media Node:  calais_FR Twitter Tag:  france Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 50° 30' 54.6228" N, 1° 56' 0.9384" E See map: Google Maps “L'expulsion n'est pas la solution. Cette situation nécessite un plan sanitaire bien conçu et adapté. ” Source:  Jezerca Tigani, directrice adjointe du programme Europe et Asie centrale d'Amnesty International

France: Forced evictions at Calais camps risk exacerbating health concerns - 28 May 2014

Headline Title:  France: Forced evictions at Calais camps risk exacerbating health concerns Today's expulsion of an estimated 700 migrants and asylum-seekers from camps in northern France risks aggravating the health problems that the authorities say prompted the evictions, Amnesty Intern French police encircled makeshift settlements occupied by migrants and asylum-seekers in the Calais area and began a process of dismantling them. Media Node:  calais Twitter Tag:  france Story Location:  United Kingdom 50° 30' 54.6228" N, 1° 56' 0.9384" E See map: Google Maps “Evicting people is not the answer; a well-thought-out and appropriate healthcare plan is what is needed.” Source:  Amnesty International's Jezerca Tigani

Sénégal : la « ruée vers l'or » bafoue les droits fondamentaux des communautés locales - 30 May 2014

Headline Title:  Sénégal : les droits des communautés locales bafoués Au Sénégal, les communautés rurales des zones minières Au Sénégal, les communautés rurales des zones minières voient leurs droits à la terre foulés aux pieds alors que le gouvernement, faisant fi de ses obligations au titre du droit international, octroie des concessions à des compagnies minières sans garantir le respect des droits humains. Media Node:  senegal_fr Twitter Tag:  senegal Story Location:  United Kingdom 14° 46' 48.6984" N, 14° 14' 17.8116" W See map: Google Maps “Il est vital que les droits des communautés locales ne soient pas foulés aux pieds dans cette ruée vers l’or et que de nouvelles lois soient adoptées d’urgence pour que les droits humains soient dûment protégés par l’État et respectés par les entreprises.” Source:  Seydi Gassama, directeur d’Amnesty International Sénégal

Senegal: Human rights of communities trampled in 'Gold Rush' - 30 May 2014

Headline Title:  Senegal: Human rights of communities trampled in 'Gold Rush' Rights to land are being sold from beneath the feet of rural communities in mining areas as the government of Senegal grants concessions to mining companies without safeguarding human rights in a f Rights to land are being sold from beneath the feet of rural communities in mining areas as the government of Senegal grants concessions to mining companies without safeguarding human rights. Media Node:  senegal Twitter Tag:  senegal Story Location:  United Kingdom 14° 46' 48.6984" N, 14° 14' 17.8116" W See map: Google Maps “It is vital that the rights of the local communities are not trampled in this gold rush and that new legislation is urgently passed to ensure human rights can be adequately protected.” Source:  Amnesty International's Seydi Gassama

Egypt: Post-election fears for human rights as impunity holds fast - 23 May 2014

Headline Title:  Egypt: Post-election fears for human rights as impunity holds fast Egypt is likely to continue to face a downward spiral of human rights abuses following the presidential elections, after candidates failed to commit to much-needed reforms to ensure those responsib Egypt is likely to continue to face a downward spiral of human rights abuses following the presidential elections, after candidates failed to commit to much-needed reforms to ensure those responsible for abuse face justice. Media Node:  Egypt ballot box AR Twitter Tag:  Egypt Story Location:  Egypt 26° 16' 43.104" N, 28° 18' 2.8116" E “This election will not wipe the slate clean after 10 months of gross human rights violations. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj- Sahraoui, Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International. URL:  Egypt: Key human rights concerns ahead of presidential elections Description:  Read the full briefing

Brasil: Amenazados los derechos humanos en el periodo previo a la Copa Mundial

El derecho a la libertad de expresión y de reunión pacífica se está viendo amenazado en Brasil, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional cuando faltan dos meses para el comienzo de la Copa Mundial de Fútbol 2014. El derecho a la libertad de expresión y de reunión pacífica se está viendo amenazado en Brasil, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional cuando faltan dos meses para el comienzo de la Copa Mundial de

Brésil. Des menaces pèsent sur les droits humains à l’approche de la Coupe du monde

La liberté d’expression et le droit de réunion pacifique sont menacés au Brésil, a déclaré Amnesty International deux mois avant l’ouverture de la Coupe du monde de football de 2014. La liberté d’expression et le droit de réunion pacifique sont menacés au Brésil, a déclaré Amnesty International deux mois avant l’ouverture de la Coupe du monde de football de 2014.

Brazil: Human rights under threat ahead of the World Cup

The rights to freedom of expression and to peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil, Amnesty International said two months ahead of the start of the 2014 Football World Cup. The rights to freedom of expression and to peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil, Amnesty International said two months ahead of the start o

Nigeria: World Bank 'dragging its feet' on resettlement package after forced eviction - 21 February 2014

Headline Title:  Nigeria: World Bank 'dragging its feet' on resettlement package after forced eviction A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9,000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government and the World Bank are failing miserably to l A year after bulldozers razed the homes of 9,000 people in a community meant to benefit from a World Bank funded project in Lagos, the state government and the World Bank are failing miserably to live up to their promise to adequately compensate and resettle them. Media Node:  Badia East Badia East video Story Location:  Nigeria 8° 53' 6.2592" N, 8° 15' 49.3812" E “The community is suffering because of the reckless actions of the Lagos state government and the World Bank’s failure to ensure that those meant to benefit from its projects are not forcibly evicted from their homes.” Source:  Oluwatosin Popoola, Nigeria Researcher at Amnesty International. URL:  Nigeria: Lagos state government must stop wave of devastating forced evictions Description:  News Story, 12 August 2013. URL:  From victim to human rights activist Description:  News Story, 13 December 2013.

Camboya: Llamamiento mundial para que Yorm Bopha sea liberada antes de la apelación ante el Tribunal Supremo

Camboya debe poner en libertad a Yorm Bopha, activista del derecho a una vivienda; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional, que ha puesto en marcha una campaña mundial en favor de su liberación sólo unos días antes de que se celebre la vista de apelación final de la activista ante el Tribunal Supremo el 22 de noviembre. Camboya debe poner en libertad a Yorm Bopha, activista del derecho a la vivienda; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional, que ha puesto en marcha una campaña mundial en favor de su liberación só

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