Posts Tagged ‘displacement’

#SaveSilwan: 1,500 Palestinians under imminent threat of displacement

The clock is ticking for some 100 Palestinian families in the occupied East Jerusalem town of Silwan who have been forced to face an impossible decision: either demolish their own homes, or wait for Israeli forces to carry out the demolition.  It’s a fate that the families in the al-Bustan neighborhood of Silwan have been […]

Palestinian Activist Criticizes Attempts To Sanitize Forced Displacement In Sheikh Jarrah

A Palestinian activist whom Israeli forces recently arrested and then freed said Monday that the international community must cut through propaganda and identify the continued expulsion of Palestinian families in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood for what it really is. Mohammed el-Kurd, who since childhood has protested the Israeli occupation with his twin sister, Muna […]

Saudi Crackdown: 521 Families Threatened With Displacement, Razing Houses in Qatif

By Staff, Agencies In the course of the ongoing crackdown against the kingdom’s Shia minority, the Saudi regime plans to displace hundreds of families in the Shia-majority eastern province of Qatif and raze their houses. Nashet Qatifi, a renowned Saudi human rights activist, said in a post on his Twitter account that the Riyadh government […]

For Syrians, a decade of displacement with no end in sight

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Displacement of  rural communities , diversion of fertile land and forests likely to prove very costly

Several countries including India have embarked on a development strategy which emphasizes very rapid and large-scale extraction of minerals, construction of large dams and super-highways, huge urbanization and industrial projects. This is equated to development and progress by ruling regimes and hence they do not give adequate and proper attention to the huge social and […]

Western Caucasian Visual Displacement Is Now Complete

    Understandably, at this point in time after the 2020 elections, many observers are laser focused on the struggle for the Presidency between the incumbent and the cadaver. Accounts of voter fraud are mildly interesting, but observers are, in my view, missing the larger and far more important story: The race war against Whites […]

The latest in Jewish morality: House demolitions, displacement, settlement construction

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Challenging the ongoing dispossession and displacement of the Palestinian people on the 70th commemoration of the Nakba

Today we mark the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, the displacement and dispossession of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. Forced displacement and dispossession are key factors to understand the situation in Palestine and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. At the beginning of the 20th century, most Palestinians lived inside the borders of “historic” or “Mandate Palestine”, […]

From DC to Jerusalem: fighting displacement and colonization

Earlier this month, the Washington DC Palestine solidarity community welcomed Jerusalem activist Fayrouz Sharqawi, Advocacy Coordinator at the organization Grassroots Jerusalem. Sharqawi was on a two-week speaking tour including stops in Boston, New York, Chicago, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles. In DC, she held events with the Palestine Center, the Middle East Institute, and […]

Death And Displacement Come To Qatif, As Saudi Forces Lay Siege To Awamiya

Situated in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, the small village of Awamiya has fallen prey to one of the most well-equipped military giants in the Gulf. This 400-year-old Muslim Shi’a district, with a population of only 30,000, has been under siege by Saudi forces since May and the government has turned the historic village into a […]

“Horrific” Increase In Worldwide Displacement

Above Photo: Saidi Olivier, a displaced farmer in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with his family in an IDP camp. Credit: IDMC UNITED NATIONS, May 23 2017 (IPS) – Over 30 million people were newly internally displaced in 2016 by conflict and disasters, according to a new report. In examining trends around the world […]

The tragedy of world-wide forced displacement 

By Graham Peebles It constitutes the greatest humanitarian crisis since the World War II and affecting huge numbers of people and demanding all that is best in us. Yet instead of compassion, understanding and unity, all too often intolerance, ignorance and suspicion characterise the response to the needs of refugees and migrants. There are now […]

The Revitalization of Detroit: Disempowerment and Displacement Serve as Major Impediments

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What are tax havens?

Tommaso Faccio (TC) : The Panama Papers leak sheds some light on the intricate ways in which the wealthy can exploit secretive offshore tax regimes. As well as charging minimal or no tax to residents and non-residents, the main characteristics of tax havens are their lack of transparency and effective information exchange. Mossack Fonseca’s Panama […]

Turkey keeps shelling Kurds, backing terrorist groups in Syria – Russian MoD

Ankara bears responsibility for the ongoing ceasefire violations in the Syrian provinces of Idlib and Aleppo, the head of the Russian ceasefire monitoring center Lt. Gen. Sergey Kuralenko told journalists at a briefing on March 4. Militants continue to freely cross the Turkish-Syrian border, Kuralenko noted, presenting the latest reconnaissance video featuring a “large terrorist […]

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