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Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Comment No. 7 The right to adequate housing: forced evictions

In 1997 the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issued a General Comment in relation to Article 11 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. According to the Committee, the State must refrain from forced evictions and ensure that the law is enforced against its agents or third parties who carry out forced evictions. General Comment No 7 on the Right to Adequate Housing forced evictions

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