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Slum dwellers across Africa urge governments to respect housing rights

Headline Title:  Slum dwellers urge African leaders to respect housing rights 20 March 2012 Thousands of slum dwellers including those under threat from forced eviction are taking part in a week of action across Africa supported by Amnesty International and partners. Activists in Chad, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt and Zimbabwe will call on their governments to stop forced evictions and make sure that people living in slums have equal access to water, education, health care and other essential services.“Hundreds of thousands of people across the continent are left homeless each year…

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