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ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of South Africa to raise grave concern regarding a recent wave of alleged assassinations, threats, arbitrary detentions and other acts of violence and intimidation against leaders of Abahlali baseMjondolo

ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of Cambodia expressing concern about the recent detention, conviction and sentencing of seven female land rights activists

More than 20 female Latin American human rights activists exchanged experiences and strategies in Mexico

ESCR-Net has recently participated in two global gatherings to discuss human rights issues relating to land, natural resources and housing.

Several ESCR-Net members joined a first meeting of the Task Force created by the Kenyan government to address the ACHPR’s ruling on the Endorois case

Member News

ICJ welcomed judges and lawyers from all regions to discuss the "Judicial Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights”

Natural Resources Alliance of Kenya, Okieg and Minority Rights Group continue advocacy against the Kenyan government for ongoing violations and denial of the Okeig's land rights

Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and other organizations called on UN human rights experts to question the government of Chile about the human rights violations resulting from its privatised education system

Amnesty International and ESCR-Net expressed dismay at the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in the case of Tanudjaja v. Canada and Ontario

The Declaration resulted from a roundtable convened by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development