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ESCR-Net sent a second letter to the government of Cambodia to urge further measures to respect rights of families affected by forced evictions from the Boeung Kak Lake area

Women human rights defenders and their supporters in Cambodia freed, following a letter sent by ESCR-Net and advocacy by other organizations

The social movement of South Africa secure access to electricity for shack dwellers in Siyanda and hail the arrest of two local councilors following the murder of their leader last year

South African Supreme Court advances enforcement of right to decent housing

ESCR-Net has requested leave from the U.S. District Court to be recognized as amicus curiae in support of residents challenging the City of Detroit’s decision to cut off water supply to thousands of households unable to pay their bills

Several ESCR-Net Members in Cambodia condemn the indefensible verdicts issued by the Court of Appeal in the cases of ten land activists and one monk

Inclusive Development International, among others, published the report "Land, Housing and Indigenous Peoples' Rights in the Draft World Bank Environmental & Social Framework" 

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

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

Ms. Leilani Farha sought input on her mandate and the responsibilities of subnational governments