Tag Archives: European Action

A message to Europe from Spain: stop evictions, human rights come first

At 8th May the Platform of Citizens Affected by Mortgages (PAH) presented a new campaign to reclaim solutions to the dramatic housing crisis: The PAH plans to hold peaceful demonstrations (“escraches”) in electoral events during the European Parliament elections campaign.

 

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City Hall Demonstration to Stop Boris selling London at MIPIM

On Thursday 6th March housing groups and residents from across London demonstrated outside City Hall to express their anger at Mayor Boris Johnson and over 20 UK councils participating in the MIPIM conference which is fuelling the housing crisis.

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March 12 in Cannes: “Peoples Tribunal” against property fair “Mipim”

At the annual real estate spring party “MIPIM”  in Cannes (11th – 14th March 2014) businessmen will not be totally alone this year. For the first time in 25 years of undisturbed deal making they may meet some of their final “customers”, victims or resistors, shouting in a square of Cannes.   The “European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and the City” organizes an international protest against the huge speculation projects, which normally get prepared and celebrated at this annual  meeting of the who-is-whos in the global property market.

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International Action against Criminalization of Homeless in 15 Cities

The Hungarian Organization “The City is for all” and the “European Action Coalition for the Right to Housing and the City” called for three days of international solidarity action against the criminalization of homelessness by the Hungarian government. Local groups in 15 cities organized protests between 13th and 15th February 2014.

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