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Title: UNHCHR: Documents on the Right to Adequate Housing
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://ap.ohchr.org/documents/dpage_e.aspx?s=35
http://ap.ohchr.org/documents/dpage_e.aspx?m=98
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: UNHCHR: Documents on the Rights of Minorities
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Alternate URLs: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/minorities/index.htm
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Individual Documents

Title: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Comment 7 on Article 11.1: Forced Evictions/Right to Adequate Housing
Date of publication: 1997
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNHCHR
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Forced relocation: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Description/subject: Article 14.1, 14.2 (h) (Burma is party to this convention). ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: Convention on the Rights of the Child
Description/subject: Non-discrimination: Article 2; Non-interference: Article 16; Protection against violence: Article 19; Protection of refugee children: Article 22; Article. 27.3 Protection of children in armed conflict: Article 38, 39 (Burma is party to this convention). ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm#art16
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm#art19
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm#art22
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm#art27
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm#art38
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm#art39
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: Declaration of the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious or Linguistic Minorities
Description/subject: Articles 3, 4 ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Description/subject: Article 5.b, 5.e (iii), 6. ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/cerd.htm#art6
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: International Covenant of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Description/subject: Right to adequate housing, forced eviction: Article 11.1 ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/cescr.htm#art11
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Description/subject: Non-discrimination: Articles 2.1, 26; Security of person: Article 9.1; Freedom of movement: Article 12; Non-interference: Article 17; Protection of the family: Article 23 ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm#part2
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm#art26
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm#art9
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm#art12
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm#art17
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm#art23
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Burmese)
Description/subject: Articles 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 25.1, 27, 28 ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: Burmese
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: PDF (39.30 K)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (English)
Description/subject: Articles 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 25.1, 27, 28 ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: English
Format/size: PDF (116 K)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Pwo-Karen)
Description/subject: Articles 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 25.1, 27, 28 ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: Pwo-Karen
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: PDF (81.50 K)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (S'gaw-Karen)
Description/subject: Articles 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 25.1, 27, 28 ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: S'gaw-Karen
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: pdf (91 K)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010


Title: Forced relocation: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Shan)
Description/subject: Articles 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 25.1, 27, 28 ... ADDITIONAL KEYWORDS: forced resettlement, forced relocation, forced movement, forced displacement, forced migration, forced to move, displaced
Language: Shan
Source/publisher: Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Format/size: pdf (61 K)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2010