United Nations

  • Investigatory Mission Comes To Rio

    The highly anticipated Investigatory Mission, made up of local and international representatives, made its way through local communities affected by the forced removals occurring in Rio de Janeiro. Raquel Rolnik, Rapporteur for the United Nations, was the headliner at this series of events, which focused on trying to quantify the issues at hand. The general…

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  • UN: “World Cup Preparations Cause Evictions”

    World Cup Preparations Cause Evictions Originally Published By: Estadao The UN has denounced the acts; awaits Brazil’s respond; Rio denies problems. United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Raquel Rolnik, will, in the coming days, release information on the housing and human rights violations in Brazil, with a specific focus on the forced evictions…

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