Pressure increases to deny Dutch bus contract to Israel settlement profiteer Veolia

Pressure is growing on the Dutch regional administrative council of Haaglanden — whose major city is The Hague — to end its business with Veolia Transport because of the deep complicity of Veolia Environment with grave Israeli violations of international law. Veolia is involved in projects that strengthen Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank [...]

Palestinian, Dutch groups tell The Hague: don’t give contract to Israel settlement profiteer Veolia

Dutch and Palestinian human rights organizations are calling for the Dutch regional administrative council of Haaglanden — whose major city is The Hague — to exclude Veolia Transport from bidding for a bus contract, because of the firm’s role in projects that strengthen Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank such as the Jerusalem Light Rail [...]

Weeks and still the maintenance work awaits time

In Kathmandu metropolitan city’s main heart Traffic life line Putalisadak, the road has been leaking with sewage and waste water 24/7 from past 1 month and things seems to halt with slow maintenance and bad management by Kathmandu Metropolitan Corporation (KMC). The walk way is totally obstructed with dug up mud and sewage water flowing [...]

Double Standards! Critics query the stripping of public assets in Tanzania

The call by President Jakaya Kikwete for the Cooperative Unions to stop selling their housing property has raised eyebrows among the critics who say the same directive has to be sent to public institutions, which continue to sell public houses and prime areas relentlessly, despite a big segment of the public calling on the Government [...]

NEPAL: Community threatened of eviction, not provided with alternative housing

Hon. Justice Kedar Nath Upadhyay, Chairperson National Human Rights Commission, NEPAL, [email protected] Re: NEPAL: Community threatened of eviction, not provided with alternative housing Dear Chairperson of NHRC of Nepal, Name of victims: Communities living in the slums alongside the banks of the Bagmati river, Kathmandu, Nepal I am writing to voice my concern regarding the [...]

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