Protect human rights defender

8 July 2015 - 12:45pm

Human rights defender Berenice Celeita, the director of War on Want’s partner NOMADESC has been targeted by unidentified individuals who kept her under surveillance in her own home.

Divided MEPs pass controversial TTIP resolution

8 July 2015 - 12:45pm

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) today voted to pass a resolution on the secretly negotiated EU-US trade deal, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Video: The Housing Assembly - Decent Housing for All

15 July 2015 - 12:00pm

Twenty one years after apartheid ended, South Africa is still one of the most unequal societies in the world. Housing is at the core of this inequality and it is visibly reflected in the overcrowded Eastern Suburbs of Cape Town.

Voices of Dissent

July 2015

This booklet explores the violence of neoliberalism and its infringements on human rights. It uses case studies which are drawn from the experiences of grassroots communities in South Africa, the UK, Mexico and Colombia to highlight the violence against the right to housing, shelter, land, resources and protest - a violence that is aimed particularly at the poor; at women and at Black people.

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