Message from Urban Movements Istabul to the Anti-Mipim tribunal.
The group “Habita!” accuses the municipality of Lisbon (CML) for selling the city to the real estate industry and tourism.
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.
The governments’ gigantomanic plans for a “New Istanbul” and the connected corruption are causing victims. As “Deutsche Welle” reports thousands of villagers are being evicted from their homes north of Istanbul.
in December housing rights activists from a number of European cities met in Paris to discuss ideas for joint actions in 2014. One of the main outcomes was a general plan for action at the occasion of the international real estate fair MIPIM. After the meeting some of the participants created the folloeing text.