January 3, 2007

Philippines Named ‘Housing Rights Violator’

Hundreds of thousands of the poorest Filipinos have been evicted or made homeless, according to Bulatlat magazine, as polluted, crowded shantytowns are privatized, occupied by troops and demolished. An activist group say the government allows “systematic” violation of housing rights across the country.

Source:

“RP is 2006 housing rights violator”
Bulatlat (Philippines), December 31-January 6, 2007

 

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