Housing Rights ‘Violators’ Named – Imogen Foulkes

_44280967_beijingdemolitionget203b.jpg From BBC News:

The Geneva-based Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions has announced its annual Housing Rights Violator Awards .

The organisation, which fights forced evictions worldwide, gives the awards to countries that have committed the most serious and systematic violations. This year’s awards went to China, Burma and a member of the EU, Slovakia, for its alleged discrimination against the minority Roma, or Gypsy, community. [Full Text]

[Image: The COHRE said 13,000 people a month were being evicted in Beijing, from Getty Image.]

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