World Bank Responds to Petition on Ijora Badia

On December 10, 2015, the World Bank responded to Spaces for Change’s October 28, 2015 petition to the Bank’s country director,┬áRachid Benmassaoud. The petition drew the financial institution’s attention to the September 18, 2015 forced evictions and human rights abuses in Ijora Badia which violate World Bank Guidelines on involuntary resettlement.┬áBadia is one of the…