An Urgent Action APPEAL consists in supporting the
case of a human rights’ violation by sending protest letters to the duty
holders and all relevant authorities, so as to put pressure on them and
make them repair the damage they caused, and ultimately change their
You are a local organization and want to try another way to defend
housing and land rights? You will find here a methodology to write an
Urgent Action appeal by yourself.
An OPEN LETTER is a letter of concern that we, as HIC-HLRN, send to
authorities about a series of bad practices, future projects that will
lead to housing and land rights violations, or whole policies that we
want to condemn.
You are an organization or an individual, and want to put the word
solidarity into action? You will find here all the cases—urgent
appeals and open letters—that HIC-HLRN jointly issues with its members
and partners, and that you can support by sending, you too, your protest
|Your action can make a difference
You want guidance when writing your first Urgent Action appeal?
You need further information or explanation about how to implement the
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