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Spaces for Change released a press release on the situation of thousands of evictees suffering homelessness and loss of livehood after Ijora Badia forced evictions.

Friends of Badia East from across the civil...

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OP-ICESCR

Laureates expressed their support to the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People about the ongoing pollution in Ogoniland and urge the Nigerian President to take action on the Ogoni UNEP report, three years after it was submitted

On 4 January, 2014, the ESCR-Net publication, Land in the Struggle for Justice: Social Movement Strategies to Secure Human Rightswas launched in Ogoniland, Nigeria. The document, which describes several human rights strategies employed by grassroots organizations, was presented by MOSOP - a contributor - to community members at the conclusion of a celebration to commemorate Ogoni Day.

On January 4, 2014, more than fifty thousand Ogoni people from Niger Delta communities celebrated the 21st anniversary of the Ogoni struggle for justice (Ogoni Day).  The mobilization,  was organized by the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), and coincided with the launching of “Land in the Struggle for Justice: Social Movement Strategies to Secure Human Rights”, an ESCR-Net publication

Thousands of Ogoni people, led by  the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), mobilized to mark this year's International Human Rights Day (December 10, 2013) with a peaceful protest against the Federal Government of Nigeria over its denial of the Ogoni people's right to clean and safe environment thus compromising her right to life amongst others.