The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) has decided to examine a case against the Republic of Sudan involving forced eviction
Files: Right to Housing
Since the 1950s and to the present day, Egyptian governments have sponsored subsidized housing projects for limited-income Egyptians.
The Egyptian government has failed to adopt policies to support the poor’s right to adequate housing as per Article 78 of the Egyptian constitution, an analysis of FY 2014/2015’s budget has revealed.
According to a recent analysis of the state housing policies issued by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, more than EGP 34 billion in public funds, as well as billions more in private funds, were spent on the "National Housing Program”
EIPR launches preliminary findings on the building collapse phenomena through interactive website
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights issued the first in a series of short studies on the public housing programmes.
Police forces attacked, hitting residents of the shanties over the head with the butts of their weapons, both men and women, causing numerous injuries.