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Citizen mobilization brings eviction cases to the European Court

Spain, 31 October 2013 | Published in Social

A case from Spain that proves that citizen mobilization can change things.

Due to a massive mobilization of more than 1m citizens, eviction of 16 families in Girona, Catalunya, has been taken to the European Court of Human Rights. Strasbourg has announced a sentence without precedents where it was resolved an injunction of the evictions and as a result the evictions have been stopped.