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Housing Rights and Forced Evictions in the Olympic Games:City Research Reports


Theodoros Alexandridis , Greek Helsinki Monitor (GHM) .

Lisa Kim Davis .

Research Project

International Events and Forced Evictions: A Focus on the Olympic Games

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Forced eviction - Housing Rights - Olympic games


This background research paper is part of the COHRE Mega-Events, Olympic Games and Housing Rights Project. It was prepared as a preliminary independent study of the impact of the Athens Olympics on housing rights. Similar studies were done for the cities of Atlanta, Barcelona, Beijing, London, Seoul and Sydney. The background research papers were used in the preparation of COHRE’s Fair Play for Housing Rights: Mega-Events, Olympic Games and Housing Rights report, launched in Geneva on 5 June 2007. The contents and opinions of the material available in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily correspond with those of COHRE. All documents published as part of this project are available at: www.cohre.org/mega-events/.


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