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10 December 2015 by Hannah Gissane

Today is Human Rights Day.

This year the UN is devoting the day to the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). It is salient to recognise ICESR, a covenant that embeds everyone’s right to an adequate standard of living, including housing at a time when housing is seen increasingly as an investment or commodity…