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Guatemala : au lendemain du massacre, il faut enquêter, engager des poursuites et enfin entamer un véritable dialogue - 26 October 2012

Headline Title:  Guatemala : il faut enquêter, poursuivre en justice et enfin dialoguer Le seul moyen pour les autorités guatémaltèques d’empêcher que des violences meurtrières n’éclatent lors des manifestations consiste à mener une véritable consultation avec les populations indigène Le seul moyen pour les autorités guatémaltèques d’empêcher que des violences n’éclatent lors des manifestations consiste à mener une véritable consultation avec les populations indigènes, les travailleurs agricoles et les organisations de la société civile. Media Node:  Totonicapan killings_fr Story Location:  Guatemala 14° 54' 47.8512" N, 89° 34' 57.072" W “Certes, il est positif que l’enquête se poursuive sur les morts tragiques à Totonicapán, mais elles auraient pu être évitées si le président avait entamé plus tôt le dialogue avec les habitants de la région.” Source:  Sebastian Elgueta, chercheur sur le Guatemala à Amnesty International

Brésil : une communauté indigène risque d'être expulsée - 26 October 2012

Headline Title:  Brésil : une communauté indigène risque d'être expulsée Les autorités brésiliennes doivent immédiatement suspendre la décision de justice ordonnant d'expulser une communauté indigène guarani-kaiowá d'une portion de ses terres ancestrales, a déclaré Amne Les autorités brésiliennes doivent suspendre immédiatement l'ordre d'expulsion concernant 170 Guaranis-Kaiowás qui vivent actuellement sur une portion de leurs terres ancestrales. Media Node:  Guarani-Kaiowa_fr Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Brésil 20° 44' 45.024" S, 55° 26' 52.7928" W See map: Google Maps “La communauté de Pyelito Kue/Mbarakay a fait clairement comprendre que la chasser une nouvelle fois de ses terres ancestrales reviendrait à provoquer purement et simplement l'extinction de sa culture ; l'ordre d'expulsion doit donc être suspendu immédiatement.” Source:  Átila Roque, directeur de la section brésilienne d'Amnesty International. URL:  Brésil. Une communauté indigène risque d'être expulsée Description:  Action urgente, 26 octobre 2012 URL:  Brésil. Un chef indigène tué Description:  Action urgente, 21 novembre 2011 URL:  Brésil : un dirigeant indigène a été tué lors d'une attaque armée Description:  Nouvelle, 22 novembre 2011 URL:  Brazil: 'We know our rights and we will fight for them': Indigenous rights in Brazil: The Guarani-Kaiowá Description:  Rapport, 16 février 2011

Brazil: Indigenous community faces eviction - 26 October 2012

Headline Title:  Brazil: Indigenous community faces eviction The Brazilian authorities must immediately suspend a court order to evict 170 Guarani–Kaiowá indigenous people from a portion of their ancestral lands, Amnesty International said after the communit The Brazilian authorities must immediately suspend a court order to evict 170 Guarani–Kaiowá indigenous people from a portion of their ancestral lands. Media Node:  Guarani-Kaiowa Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Brésil 20° 44' 45.024" S, 55° 26' 52.7928" W See map: Google Maps “The Pyelito Kue/Mbarakay have made themselves clear that being forced off their ancestral lands again would be tantamount to their very cultural extinction – the eviction order must be suspended immediately” Source:  Átila Roque, Director of Amnesty International Brazil Date:  Fri, 26/10/2012 URL:  Brazil: Indigenous community faces eviction Description:  Urgent action, 26 October 2012 URL:  Brazil: Indigenous leader killed Description:  Urgent action, 21 November 2011 URL:  Brazil: Indigenous leader killed in armed raid Description:  News story, 22 November 2011 URL:  Brazil: 'We know our rights and we will fight for them': Indigenous rights in Brazil: The Guarani-Kaiowá Description:  Report, 16 February 2011

Guatemala: After massacre, real dialogue must follow investigation and prosecutions - 26 October 2012

Headline Title:  Guatemala: After massacre, real dialogue must follow investigation and prosecutions Proper consultation with Indigenous Peoples, rural workers and civil society groups is the only way the Guatemalan authorities can prevent a deadly pattern of violence erupting at protests, Amnesty Proper consultation with Indigenous Peoples, rural workers and civil society groups is the only way the Guatemalan authorities can prevent violence erupting at protests. Media Node:  Totonicapan killings Story Location:  Guatemala 14° 54' 47.8512" N, 89° 34' 57.072" W “While it’s a positive step that the investigation is proceeding into the tragic killings in Totonicapán, this tragedy could have been averted if the President’s dialogue with the region’s residents had happened earlier” Source:  Sebastian Elgueta, Guatemala Researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 26/10/2012

Op-Ed: Europe’s Roma discrimination shame - 26 October 2012

Headline Title:  Op-Ed: Europe’s Roma discrimination shame By Fotis Filippou, Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia Anti-Roma feeling in many European countries still translates into official policies that result in segregation of Roma from the rest of society, deepening and exacerbating their existing poverty and marginalization. Media Node:  Roma evictions Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Allemagne 51° 42' 31.9608" N, 10° 38' 5.1576" E See map: Google Maps “Anti-Roma feeling in many European countries still translates into official policies that result in segregation of Roma from the rest of society, deepening and exacerbating their existing poverty and marginalization” Source:  Fotis Filippou, Regional Campaign Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia Date:  Fri, 26/10/2012

Serbia: Belvil forced eviction highlights need for new laws - 17 October 2012

Headline Title:  Serbia: Belvil forced eviction highlights need for new laws The new Serbian government must introduce legislation which prohibits forced evictions, Amnesty International said in a briefing published today.   The new Serbian government must introduce legislation which prohibits forced evictions, Amnesty International said in a briefing published today. Media Node:  Serbia Belvil eviction Twitter Tag:  DemandDignity Story Location:  Serbia 44° 49' 27.4008" N, 20° 27' 40.8564" E “While the Belgrade authorities claim that they aimed to improve the situation of Roma by evicting them from Belvil, many have ended up in a far worse situation” Source:  Sian Jones, Amnesty International’s expert on Serbia Date:  Wed, 17/10/2012 URL:  After Belvil: Serbia needs new laws against forced eviction Description:  Read the entire report URL:  Serbia: Hundreds of families face uncertainty after Belvil eviction Description:  News story/slideshow, 26 April 2012

France : de nombreux Roms se retrouvent sans abri après avoir été expulsés de force d'un campement près de Paris - 15 October 2012

Headline Title:  France : des Roms expulsés de force se retrouvent sans abri Environ 150 Roms, dont une soixantaine d’enfants, se retrouvent à la rue en région parisienne, après avoir été expulsés de force de leur campement, rasé au bulldozer lundi 15 octobre Environ 150 Roms ont été chassés de leurs abris précaires situées dans une ville de banlieue à l’est de Paris. Media Node:  France Roma eviction_fr Twitter Tag:  EndForcedEvictions Story Location:  France 48° 47' 40.8012" N, 2° 23' 4.992" E “Dans un scénario devenu par trop familier pour les communautés roms en France, de nombreuses familles, avec de jeunes enfants, ont une nouvelle fois été laissées sans abri, les autorités locales n’ayant pas proposé de solution de relogement.” Source:  Marek Marczyñski, directeur adjoint du programme Europe et Asie centrale d’Amnesty International Date:  Mon, 15/10/2012 URL:  La France doit s'engager à mettre un terme aux expulsions forcées de Roms Description:  Nouvelle, 21 août 2012 URL:  France. La réunion interministérielle doit s'engager fermement à mettre fin aux expulsions forcées de Roms Description:  Déclaration publique, 21 août 2012

France: Scores of Roma left homeless in forced eviction near Paris - 15 October 2012

Headline Title:  France: Scores of Roma left homeless in forced eviction near Paris Around 150 Roma – including some 60 children – have been left homeless outside Paris after being forcibly evicted and having their homes bulldozed on Monday morning, Amnesty International said. Around 150 Roma inhabitants have been evicted from an informal settlement in the eastern suburbs of Paris. Media Node:  France Roma eviction Twitter Tag:  EndForcedEvictions Story Location:  France 48° 47' 40.8012" N, 2° 23' 4.992" E “In a scenario that has become all too common for Roma communities across France, scores of families including young children have again been rendered homeless because the local authorities failed to provide alternative housing” Source:  Marek Marczyński, Deputy Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Mon, 15/10/2012 URL:  France must commit to ending forced evictions of Roma Description:  News, 21 August 2012 URL:  France: Inter-ministerial meeting must make a firm commitment to end forced evictions of Roma Description:  Public statement, 21 August 2012

China: El aumento de los desalojos forzosos intensifica el descontento

Los desalojos forzosos y violentos van en aumento en China mientras las autoridades locales intentan hacer frente a inmensas deudas confiscando tierras para venderlas después en el marco de sospechosos tratos con promotoras inmobiliarias, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional, a la vez que ha instado al gobierno a tomar medidas. Los desalojos forzosos y violentos van en aumento en China mientras las autoridades locales intentan hacer frente a inmensas deudas confiscando tierras para venderlas después en el marco de sospech

China: Rise in forced evictions fuelling discontent - 11 October 2012

Headline Title:  China: Rise in forced evictions fuelling discontent Violent forced evictions in China are on the rise as local authorities seek to offset huge debts by seizing and then selling off land in suspect deals with property developers, Amnesty Internationa Violent forced evictions in China are on the rise as local authorities seek to offset huge debts by seizing and then selling off land in suspect deals with property developers. Media Node:  China forced evictions VIDEO: Chinese residents fight for their rights Twitter Tag:  EndForcedEvictions Story Location:  China 32° 20' 56.5152" N, 110° 23' 26.25" E “The Chinese authorities must immediately halt all forced evictions. There needs to be an end to the political incentives, tax gains and career advancements that encourage local officials to continue with such illegal practices” Source:  Nicola Duckworth, Senior Director of Research at Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 11/10/2012 URL:  China: Standing their ground: Thousands face violent eviction in China Description:  Read the entire report (English) URL:  坚守家园: 中国成千上万的人面临暴力 征地拆迁 Description:  Read the entire report (Chinese) URL:  China: Standing their ground: Thousands face violent eviction in China: Summary Description:  Read the report summary (English) URL:  坚守家园: 中国成千上万的人 面临暴力征地拆迁 报告概要 Description:  Read the report summary (Chinese)

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