Posts Tagged ‘relocation’

Relocation of Homeless in ‘Veterans Row’ Begins

LOS ANGELES—Sheriff’s deputies joined outreach crews and federal officials on Nov. 1 in relocating homeless individuals in the ‘Veterans Row’, in hopes of clearing up this longtime homeless encampment near Brentwood. Besides decrying the encampment as an eyesore in the upscale neighborhoods for long, some Brentwood residents were also dismayed that many veterans were forced to live in ramshackle tents […]

Despite embassy relocation, Trump signs presidential waiver delaying official relocation of US Embassy

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Hungary and Slovakia Must Admit Refugees as Part of EU Relocation Program, Court Rules

Ruling comes amid rising tensions between the EU’s Western and Eastern members over whether the bloc has the authority to resettle refugees The European Union’s top court on Wednesday ruled that Hungary and Slovakia must admit migrants as part of a refugee relocation program, a significant victory for Brussels that resurfaces deep disagreements over immigration policy […]

Okinawa files new lawsuit to block relocation of US Marines base – local media

The prefectural authorities say that Tokyo is acting illegally without permission from the Okinawa governor, as seen in a copy of the lawsuit sent on Monday and obtained by the Okinawa Times. READ MORE: Construction for US base relocation in Okinawa continues amid protests (VIDEOS) The relocation of the base involves damaging seabed rock, which would […]

‘Collective punishment & war crimes’: HRW condemns forced relocation of ISIS families in Iraq

In a report published Thursday, HRW said that at least 170 families of suspected ISIS fighters, mainly women and children, were relocated against their will to a closed “rehabilitation camp” in Bartalla, 14 kilometers east of Mosul, Iraq, recently retaken from terrorists. The organization considers the relocations “abusive acts” amounting to “war crimes.” The Middle […]

Source: Russia, Iran to continue mutual visits for close dialogue

On Sunday, an Iranian diplomatic source said the situation in Syria was in focus of talks between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and visiting Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu TEHRAN, February 22. /TASS/. Russia and Iran agreed to continue a series of mutual visits for a close dialogue, an Iranian diplomatic source said on Monday after […]

Syrian army advances into Raqqa in major anti-ISIS assault

The fortified position guarded approaches to the Salamiyah-Raqqa highway, leading to the terror group’s stronghold in the city of Raqqa, Al-Masdar news outlet reported, citing a military source. Later that day, the Syrian government army launched a massive assault on the village of Zakiyah and seized an important crossroads near the village, cutting IS’s major […]

Swedish nationalists reach record poll support, could become largest party

From: The anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party has polled 19.9 percent, the group’s highest-ever projected share of the electoral vote in a survey by Statistics Sweden. Twice a year, Sweden’s number crunching agency Statistics Sweden asks more than 9,000 people about their voting preferences in the country’s biggest political poll. […]

Activist Facing 1000 Lashes & 10 Years In Prison Wins Human Rights Prize

Print Friendly Above Photo: Raif Badawi © Courtesy of Amnesty International. European Parliament awards Sakharov Prize to Raif Badawi Raif Badawi is the laureate of this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, following an October 29 decision by EP President Martin Schulz and the political group leaders. Badawi is a blogger from Saudi Arabia currently […]

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