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Haiti: Forced evictions worsen the already dire lot of earthquake homeless

Forced evictions in Haiti are worsening the already desperate situation of thousands of people still living in displacement camps more than three years after the devastating earthquake of January 2010, Amnesty International said as it launched the report ‘Nowhere to go’: Forced evictions in Haiti’s camps for displaced people. Forced evictions in Haiti are worsening the already desperate situation of thousands of people still living in displacement camps more than three ye

Greece: Despair pervades camps after 33 migrant workers shot in Manolada - 22 April 2013

Headline Title:  Greece: Despair pervades camps after 33 migrant workers shot in Manolada The victims of a recent shooting at a strawberry farm in southern Greece still fear for their livelihoods and safety, Amnesty International said after a visit to the farm.  The victims of a recent shooting at a strawberry farm in southern Greece still fear for their livelihoods and safety, Amnesty International said after a visit to the farm.  Media Node:  Greece Manolada strawberry pickers Story Location:  Greece 38° 6' 20.6856" N, 21° 54' 24.2568" E “They hit us and said, ‘We will kill you.’ Three of them were shooting at us while the others beat us with sticks. The shooting went on for more than 20 minutes” Source:  A Bangladeshi migrant worker in Manolada Date:  Mon, 22/04/2013 “The living conditions we’ve witnessed in Manolada are a shocking glimpse into an appalling underworld endured by thousands of migrant workers across the area” Source:  Kondylia Gogou, Greece researcher at Amnesty International URL:  ‘What does Europe want from us?’ – Migrants detained for months on end in Greece Description:  Blog, 23 April 2013 URL:  ‘The world needs to know what’s happening here’ – Migrants living on the margins in Athens Description:  Blog, 16 April 2013 URL:  ‘Why don’t they just send me back to die?’ – Migrants despair on Europe’s borders Description:  Blog, 12 April 2013

Haiti: Forced evictions worsen the already dire lot of earthquake homeless - 23 April 2013

Headline Title:  Haiti: Forced evictions worsen the already dire lot of earthquake homeless Forced evictions in Haiti are worsening the already desperate situation of thousands of people still living in displacement camps more than three years after the devastating earthquake of January 2 Forced evictions in Haiti are worsening the already desperate situation of thousands of people still living in displacement camps more than three years after the devastating earthquake of January 2010. Media Node:  Haiti forced evictions At a Glance:  The 12 January 2010 earthquake 200,000 people dead2.3 million homeless105,000 houses destroyed; 208,164 houses badly damaged1,550,000 people internally displaced and gathered in 1,555 spontaneous camps600,000 people left quake-affected areas for other parts of the countryThe situation now320,051 people (about 81,349 families) living in 385 camps16,104 families have been evicted from 175 campsApproximately 75,000 individuals still under threat of eviction Story Location:  Haiti 18° 51' 29.2428" N, 72° 5' 32.226" W “Appeals from Amnesty International and other NGOs to halt the forced evictions have fallen on deaf ears - not only has the Haitian government not put an end to them, but it has allowed them to increase since the beginning of this year” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Advisor at Amnesty International Date:  Tue, 23/04/2013 URL:  Demand Dignity Description:  Campaign page

إسرائيل: يتعين على الحكومة الجديدة أن تلغي خططها الرامية إلى إخلاء البدو قسراً - 20 April 2013

Headline Title:  إسرائيل: يتعين على الحكومة الجديدة أن تلغي خططها الرامية إلى إخلاء البدو قسراً صرحت منظمة العفو الدولية إنه يتعين على الحكومة الجديدة في إسرائيل أن تتخلى عن مقترح قانون من شأنه أن يقود إلى عمليات إخلاء قسري جماعية بحق البدو، وأن تسعى عوضاً عن ذلك إلى تمرير تشريع يحمي حقوق الس يتعين على الحكومة الجديدة في إسرائيل أن تتخلى عن مقترح قانون من شأنه أن يقود إلى عمليات إخلاء قسري جماعية بحق البدو، وأن تسعى عوضاً عن ذلك إلى تمرير تشريع يحمي حقوق السكن الخاصة بأولئك البدو Media Node:  Wadi Na'am village AR Story Location:  Israël 30° 51' 13.194" N, 35° 0' 48.3408" E “لا يمكن تبرير إخلاء عشرات آلاف البدو قسراً من تجمعاتهم التي عاشوا فيها طوال أجيال بذريعة التنمية الاقتصادية وغير ذلك من الأسباب – ويتعين على قادة إسرائيل الجدد أن يتحلوا بشجاعة الإقدام على ما لم تقم الحكومات السابقة به، وهي الحكومات التي لطالما تجاهلت معايير حقوق الإنسان” Source:  آن هاريسن نائبة مدير برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا بمنظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Sat, 20/04/2013

Israel: New government must scrap plans to forcibly evict Bedouin - 20 April 2013

Headline Title:  Israel: New government must scrap plans to forcibly evict Bedouin Israel’s new government must drop a proposed law that would lead to mass forced evictions of Bedouin people and instead pursue legislation to protect Bedouin housing rights, Amnesty International s Israel’s new government must drop a proposed law that would lead to mass forced evictions of Bedouin people and instead pursue legislation to protect Bedouin housing rights. Media Node:  Wadi Na'am village Ibrahim Azazmeh Story Location:  Israel 30° 51' 13.194" N, 35° 0' 48.3408" E “Forcibly evicting tens of thousands of Bedouin from communities where they have lived for generations cannot be justified in the name of economic development or any other reason – Israel’s new leaders must have the courage to venture where previous governments have ignored human rights standards” Source:  Ann Harrison, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International Date:  Sat, 20/04/2013 URL:  Israel: Knesset urged not to pass law that would forcibly evict tens of thousands of Negev/Naqab Bedouin Description:  Briefing, 20 April 2013

Haïti. Un manifestant «battu à mort par la police» après l'attaque d'un camp

Une enquête approfondie et impartiale doit être ouverte sur les allégations selon lesquelles un homme est mort sous les coups des policiers après avoir participé à une manifestation contre l'incendie volontaire d'un camp de personnes déplacées dans la capitale haïtienne, Port-au-Prince, a déclaré Amnesty International. Une enquête approfondie et impartiale doit être ouverte sur les allégations selon lesquelles un homme est mort sous les coups des policiers après avoir participé à une manifestation contre l'incend

Haití: Manifestante "muerto por golpes de la policía" tras el ataque a un campamento

Es preciso investigar de manera exhaustiva e imparcial las denuncias que afirman que un hombre murió tras ser golpeado por la policía cuando participaba en una protesta contra el ataque incendiario de que fue objeto un campamento de desplazados en la capital de Haití, Puerto Príncipe. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. Es preciso investigar de manera exhaustiva e imparcial las denuncias que afirman que un hombre murió tras ser golpeado por la policía cuando participaba en una protesta contra el ataque incendiario

Haiti: Protester ‘beaten to death by police’ following attack on camp

Allegations that a man died after being beaten by the police as he took part in a protest against an arson attack on a camp for displaced people in Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince must be thoroughly and impartially investigated, said Amnesty International.  Allegations that a man died after being beaten by the police as he took part in a protest against an arson attack on a camp for displaced people in Haiti's capital Po

Millones de personas excluidas de nueva vía de acceso a la justicia para los más pobres

Las personas cuyos derechos económicos, sociales y culturales son continuamente pisoteados tendrán un nuevo acceso a la justicia a través de un mecanismo de la ONU que, no obstante, cuando entre en vigor sólo se aplicará inmediatamente a ciudadanos de 10 países, ha declarado Amnistía Internacional. Las personas cuyos derechos económicos, sociales

الحقوق الجنسية والإنجابية: حقائق وأرقام - 14 February 2013

Headline Title:  الحقوق الجنسية والإنجابية: حقائق وأرقام   تتعلق الحقائق والأرقام بمسائل الحقوق الجنسية والإنجابية في سياق  المؤتمر الدولي للسكان والتنمية Twitter Tag:  mybodymyrights Story Location:  المملكة المتحدة 51° 30' 24.7032" N, 0° 1' 19.1028" W See map: Google Maps URL:  Women’s silent killer – sexual health policies found lacking worldwide Description:  Feature, 14 February 2013 URL:  Women's lives, women's rights Description:  Campaign page

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