Posts Tagged ‘settlement’

Human rights orgs call on UN to add Canadian firm to settlement business database

Over 100 international organizations are calling for Montreal-based WSP Global Inc. to be added to the UN database of businesses operating in illegal Israeli settlements due to its role in the Jerusalem Light Rail system. Source

Israeli forces injure 11 Palestinians in anti-settlement rally

At least 11 Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces opened fire to disperse an anti-settlement rally in the northern occupied West Bank, Anadolu News Agency reports. In Kafr Qaddoum, east of Qalqilya city, 10 Palestinians were wounded by rubber bullets, while a teen was hit by a live bullet during a confrontation with […]

Israeli forces injure 11 Palestinians in anti-settlement rally

At least 11 Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces opened fire to disperse an anti-settlement rally in the northern occupied West Bank, Anadolu News Agency reports. In Kafr Qaddoum, east of Qalqilya city, 10 Palestinians were wounded by rubber bullets, while a teen was hit by a live bullet during a confrontation with […]

Israeli forces injure 11 Palestinians in anti-settlement rally

At least 11 Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces opened fire to disperse an anti-settlement rally in the northern occupied West Bank, Anadolu News Agency reports. In Kafr Qaddoum, east of Qalqilya city, 10 Palestinians were wounded by rubber bullets, while a teen was hit by a live bullet during a confrontation with […]

Israeli forces injure 11 Palestinians in anti-settlement rally

At least 11 Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces opened fire to disperse an anti-settlement rally in the northern occupied West Bank, Anadolu News Agency reports. In Kafr Qaddoum, east of Qalqilya city, 10 Palestinians were wounded by rubber bullets, while a teen was hit by a live bullet during a confrontation with […]

Israeli forces injure 11 Palestinians in anti-settlement rally

At least 11 Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces opened fire to disperse an anti-settlement rally in the northern occupied West Bank, Anadolu News Agency reports. In Kafr Qaddoum, east of Qalqilya city, 10 Palestinians were wounded by rubber bullets, while a teen was hit by a live bullet during a confrontation with […]

Israeli forces injure 11 Palestinians in anti-settlement rally

At least 11 Palestinians were injured on Friday as Israeli forces opened fire to disperse an anti-settlement rally in the northern occupied West Bank, Anadolu News Agency reports. In Kafr Qaddoum, east of Qalqilya city, 10 Palestinians were wounded by rubber bullets, while a teen was hit by a live bullet during a confrontation with […]

JBS to Pay $20 Million in Pork Price-Fixing Settlement

OMAHA, Neb.—JBS has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a lawsuit with consumers that accused the giant meat producer of conspiring with other meat companies to inflate the price of pork. The latest meat-industry settlement will likely reinforce concerns that the White House, members of Congress, and trade groups have raised about how the […]

Judge Approves $490 Million Settlement in Michigan University Doctor’s Sexual Abuse Case

A federal judge has signed off on a settlement that provides compensation to over 1,000 victims who claim to have been sexually abused by a former doctor at the University of Michigan. The $490 million settlement was agreed in January. However, it took many more months for the final details of the agreement to be […]

Google’s $100 Million Privacy Settlement: You’ve Got Less Than Two Weeks to Claim Up to $400

Google’s $100 Million Privacy Settlement: You’ve Got Less Than Two Weeks to Claim Up to $400Date: September 17, 2022Author: Nwo Report  Posted BY: RM | NwoReportA class action lawsuit claiming Google illicitly uses a facial-recognition program to sort pictures in Google Photos resulted in the search giant agreeing to a $100 million settlement this spring. […]

Why One Neolithic Scottish Settlement Didn’t Need Any Fertilizer

People living in Western Europe and on the British Isles during the Neolithic Period (10000 to 2200 BC) had already discovered the powers of manure-based fertilizer to increase crop yields. In fact, the earliest Neolithic farmers in the lands of modern-day England and Wales were spreading dung fertilizer on thick, recycling nutrients enthusiastically in order […]

Why One Neolithic Scottish Settlement Didn’t Need Any Fertilizer

People living in Western Europe and on the British Isles during the Neolithic Period (10000 to 2200 BC) had already discovered the powers of manure-based fertilizer to increase crop yields. In fact, the earliest Neolithic farmers in the lands of modern-day England and Wales were spreading dung fertilizer on thick, recycling nutrients enthusiastically in order […]

Kansas School District Pays $95K Settlement After Suspending Teacher For Not Using Preferred Pronouns

A Kansas school district has agreed to pay a settlement of $95,000 in a civil lawsuit brought by a teacher who was suspended for refusing to use the preferred pronouns of a self-declared trans student (a female demanding to be referred to as “he/him”). Pamela Ricard, a math teacher at Fort Riley Middle School, says she was […]

Kansas School District Pays $95K Settlement After Suspending Teacher For Not Using Preferred Pronouns

A Kansas school district has agreed to pay a settlement of $95,000 in a civil lawsuit brought by a teacher who was suspended for refusing to use the preferred pronouns of a self-declared trans student (a female demanding to be referred to as “he/him”). Pamela Ricard, a math teacher at Fort Riley Middle School, says she was […]

Teacher Suspended for Not Using Student’s Preferred Name, Pronouns Gets $95,000 Settlement

A teacher in Kansas has received a $95,000 settlement after she was suspended by her former employer for refusing to use a student’s preferred name and pronoun. Pamela Ricard, who had taught math at Fort Riley Middle School before she retired in May, was suspended for three days by the school in April 2021, and […]

Teacher Suspended for Not Using Student’s Preferred Name, Pronouns Gets $95,000 Settlement

A teacher in Kansas has received a $95,000 settlement after she was suspended by her former employer for refusing to use a student’s preferred name and pronoun. Pamela Ricard, who had taught math at Fort Riley Middle School before she retired in May, was suspended for three days by the school in April 2021, and […]

Teacher Suspended for Not Using Student’s Preferred Name, Pronouns Gets $95,000 Settlement

A teacher in Kansas has received a $95,000 settlement after she was suspended by her former employer for refusing to use a student’s preferred name and pronoun. Pamela Ricard, who had taught math at Fort Riley Middle School before she retired in May, was suspended for three days by the school in April 2021, and […]

Apple’s $30 Million Settlement Over Employee Bag Checks Gets Court Approval

A federal judge in California has signed off on Apple Inc.’s $30.5 million settlement in a nearly decade-old lawsuit claiming the company shortchanged 15,000 retail workers by not paying them for time spent in security checks after their shifts. U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco approved the settlement in the 2013 class action […]

Israel advances plans for 1,400 settlement units in East Jerusalem

The new settlements would effectively cut East Jerusalem off from the southern West Bank. “Politically, this is a strategic plan that will strike a blow at the possibility of a Palestinian urban continuum in East Jerusalem,” settlement watchdog Peace Now said in a report. Source

John Kirby Says Biden Will Not Pressure Ukraine Into Settlement With Russia

“President Zelenskyy, he gets to determine how victory is decided and when and on what terms,” Kirby told “Fox News Sunday.” Source

Free Speech Win: Georgia Gwinnett College to Pay $800K Settlement to Christian Student It Censored

Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Georgia, will pay $800,000 to settle a free speech lawsuit filed by a Christian student it had censored, according to Alliance Defending Freedom.

Canadian ‘Special Envoy’ to give keynote address at settlement university

Irwin Cotler, Canada’s Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combatting Antisemitism, has long been an aggressive proponent of Israeli apartheid. But an upcoming speech at Ariel University is igniting controversy and calls for him to withdraw. Source

Judge Approves L.A. Settlement to Provide 16,000 Beds to Homeless

U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter approved a settlement Wednesday between the City of Los Angeles and a homeless advocacy group, under which the city will provide 16,000 beds or housing units to those living on the streets.

Drug distributors, J&J agree to finalize $26 bln opioid settlement

The three largest U.S. drug distributors and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) have agreed to finalize a proposed $26 billion settlement resolving claims by states and local governments that they helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic. Distributors McKesson Corp (MCK.N), AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC.N) and Cardinal Health Inc (CAH.N) along with J&J had until Friday to decide whether enough cities and counties […]

Malaysia Govt Receives $80Mil From KPMG in Settlement Over 1MDB Scandal

Malaysia’s government has received RM340.92 million ($80 million) from international accounting firm KPMG in settlement over the firm’s fiduciary duties in auditing the accounts of scandal-hit state fund 1Malaysia Development (1MDB) from 2010 to 2012, its Finance Ministry said on Thursday. This follows KPMG’s agreement in September last year to settle a civil suit filed […]

Israel advances plans for 3,557 new settlement units in occupied Jerusalem

The local committee for planning and construction of the Jerusalem Municipality yesterday approved plans for building 3,557 new settlement units in occupied Jerusalem, Peace Now revealed yesterday. According to the Israeli NGO which monitors settlement activities, the construction of the new units forms part of five plans. “One plan is between Har Homa and Givat […]

Settlers cut down dozens of olive trees in West Bank to expand illegal settlement 

Israeli settlers yesterday uprooted and chopped down more than a dozen olive trees in one area of the central occupied West Bank Salfit district, reported Wafa news agency. Saleh Shunnar, the landowner based in the Kafr Al-Dik village, said that settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Alei Zahav uprooted 50 olive saplings after they […]

Israel Plans to Double Settlement in Golan Heights

MEVO HAMA, Golan Heights—Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Sunday the country intends to double the amount of settlers living in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights with a multimillion-dollar plan meant to further consolidate Israel’s hold on the territory it captured from Syria more than five decades ago. Bennett said the new investment in the region […]

Dubai Ruler Must Pay Ex-Wife $700M In Divorce Settlement

LONDON (AP) — A British court has ordered the ruler of Dubai to pay his ex-wife and their children close to 550 million pounds ($730 million), in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in British history. A High Court judge said Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum must pay 251.5 million pounds to his […]

The US keeps turning a blind eye to Israel’s settlement expansion

Israeli media have been pointing out that the Biden administration in Washington is not too bothered about the occupation state’s illegal settlement expansion. There is little reason to doubt the veracity of the claim. So far, US President Joe Biden has managed to maintain a fine balance between his agenda in favour of the two-state […]

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