Dispossession


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Dispossession

The wrongful, nonconsensual ouster or removal of a person from his or her property by trick, compulsion, or misuse of the law, whereby the violator obtains actual occupation of the land. Dispossession encompasses intrusion, disseisin, or deforcement.

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At that time, the Israeli government had announced plans to "rebrand" its 60 years of dispossession and ethnic cleansing; sadly, we are now at 70 years of Palestinian dispossession and the situation for Palestinians, especially in Gaza, is worsening by the day.
It added the video clip also explores ae1/4oethe continuing trends of the elimination, dehumanization and dispossession of Palestine and the Palestinians for the past seventy years.ae1/4Ci
Witgen's study successfully contradicts the dominant narrative of European conquest and dispossession by determining that European claims of empire in the West were merely an illusion.
In Kenya and Tanzania, the Maasai are still vulnerable to dispossession. It began during the British colonial days, under the 1904 and 1911 Agreements, which twice moved the Maasai from their lands, forcing them to give up their prosperous pasturelands to settlers.
The President said as terrorism does not have any faith and frontiers, it was important to focus on addressing and eliminating its root causes which include injustice, deprivation and dispossession. "Terrorism knows neither faith, nor frontiers.
AN ISRAELI IN PALESTINE RESISTING DISPOSSESSION, REDEEMING ISRAEL by Jeff Halper published by Pluto Press ISBN 9780745322261 price 16.99 [pounds sterling] paperback
Habseligkeiten are possessions that can bear fresh signs of dispossession: migration, exile, death.
The Wounds of Dispossession; Telling the Palestinian Story.
As has been the case throughout the novel, the dispossession of hisSelf has (been) plunged(ing) Invisible Man into abyme: It has ruined his sense of a coherent, un ified, integrated Self (shown to have always been ruining) by (un)resolving it into an aporetic apposition between a trembling (plat)form and an abyss of infinite self-reflection--the necessary and impossible condition from which Invisible Man could write his unnameability.
The introduction of American foods and "colonial beverages," the dispossession of the peasantry, the turn to trade rather than agricultural innovation to guarantee sufficient foodstuffs, and the emergence of a politicized "bread question" are only a few of far-reaching developments covered in Flandrin's fascinating and complex introduction to "The Europe of the Nation-States." The early modern period saw the development of a science of dietetics, the emergence of pronounced national differences in cuisine, drinking habits, and dining hours, the spread of gourmet dining, and the creation of a new literature for lovers of fine dining and conviviality.
Although many Australians from the ethnic minorities had fled violence and dispossession, he said, in coming to the country they had identified with the colonizers who had dispossessed the Aborigines of their land.
But I have seen with my own eyes--traveling under the NATO bombardment--the house-burning in Kosovo and the Albanians awaiting dispossession in their villages.