The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)

December 6, 2009
Richard Kuper


The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit human rights organisation. COHRE is registered in the Netherlands, and coordinates its global activities from its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. COHRE is the leading international human rights organisation campaigning for the protection of housing rights and the prevention of forced evictions worldwide.

COHRE has contributed to many campaigns in Palestine and has a webpage devoted to the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

It is currently coordinating the EWASH Advocacy Task Force, representing around 30 organisations working on water and sanitation in the occupied Palestinian territory the Global Campaign on Right to Water and Sanitation in Palestine, 6-13 December, centred around Human Rights Day (10 December). See our earlier posting on EWASH (Emergency, Water and Sanitation Hygiene) Campaign

The website  are links to many reports co-produced with partners in the region.

See, for example, Rights without Remedy: The impact of Israel’s illegal Wall in the occupied Palestinian territory on the human rights of the Palestinian people, five years after the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice , 9 July 2009

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