Forced Removals

  • Threatened Community Speaks

    The following videos include members from forcibly removed communities, or have been affected by the continual changes to their communities as a result of the infrastructural developments as a result of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. Background: The Human Rights organizations “Witness,” which followed and fined part f the visit to the…

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  • Recap – Public Debate – PUC-RJ (April 14, 2011)

    Last week members of Rio de Janeiro’s academic community, as well as members of local community action groups gathered for a public debate, sponsored by the PUC-RJ and the Nomadic University Network. The discussion was centered on housing rights, such as the recent wave of arbitrary forced evictions, the role of the Public Defender’s Office…

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