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  • Jewish Home not waiting for Netanyahu

    03/05/2017 10:58:30 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/3/17
    While the Prime Minister has yet to approve construction of a new town in Samaria for the 42 families evicted from Amona, despite his promise to do so, the Jewish Home party is already laying the groundwork for the new community. Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel proposed Sunday to set aside 70 million shekels ($18,940,000) for construction of the new town, while giving the Binyamin Regional Council, the local authority, permission to undertake the project. In the proposal, Ariel cites the government’s compromise agreement with Amona residents in December of last year, according to which a new community will be built...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Clinton Foundation Got $100M From ‘Blood Minerals’ Firm

    06/02/2016 10:49:32 AM PDT · by yoe · 22 replies
    A little known Swedish-Canadian oil and mining conglomerate human rights groups have repeatedly charged produces “blood minerals” is among the Clinton Foundation’s biggest donors, thanks to a ($100 million pledge) in 2007, a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation has found.“Blood minerals” are related to “blood diamonds,” which are allegedly mined in war zones or sold as commodities to help finance political insurgencies or despotic warlords. When the Vancouver, Canada-based Lundin Group gave its $100 million commitment to the “Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative,” the company had long been cutting deals with warlords, Marxist rebels, military strongmen and dictatorships in the...
  • Eco-Imperialism Joins Vulture Environmentalism

    03/21/2013 11:14:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 21, 2013 | Paul Drissen
    Gina McCarthy, President Obama’s choice to replace Lisa Jackson at the Environmental Protection Agency, has been chastised for having lied to Congress, in claiming that EPA did not use “dangerous manmade climate change” to justify new 54.5 mpg standards for cars and light trucks. She’s also been implicated in the agency’s practice of using fake emails to hide questionable dealings and activities. These issues highlight attitudes toward ethics, law and public policy that prevail at EPA and too many other government agencies. However, that attention should not distract from other important matters. Ms. McCarthy may be the worst of the...
  • Los Angeles sues “slumlord” Deutsche Bank

    04/25/2013 9:24:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 25 Apr 13 09:46 CET | (The Local/jcw)
    Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest, will face legal action in Los Angeles after a US court denied the bank’s bid to dismiss a case claiming it let hundreds of properties fall into disrepair and illegally evicted tenants. … Slamming the bank as a “slumlord,” Los Angeles accused it of illegally evicting low-income tenants to sell houses off at a higher price, letting empty properties fall into disrepair and failing to maintain those being lived in, the website of Der Spiegel magazine reported on Thursday. …
  • Bennett: I Won't Evict Jews from Their Homes

    12/20/2012 3:56:35 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/12/12 | Elad Benari
    Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett was slammed on Thursday evening when he said during a television interview that he would not be willing to evict Jews from their homes. Bennett, who served in elite IDF units including Sayeret Matkal and continues to serve to this day as a reservist, said during an interview with the "Mishal Cham" program on Channel 2 that if he ever receives an order to evict Jews, he would ask his commander to release him from his position. Bennett said he would be willing to serve time in prison over this issue. "If I receive an...
  • Op-Ed: Netanyahu, Here's the Real Story of Beit Ezra in Hevron

    12/18/2012 3:42:48 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/12/12 | David Wilder
    Following the Six-Day War in 1967, past residents of the Old City in Jerusalem who had been expelled during the War of Independence in 1948 asked for, and were granted a meeting with then Defense Minister Moshe Dayan. They requested permission to return to their homes and property in the Old City, confiscated and occupied by Jordan. Dayan consented, and, as a result, Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter today flourishes. Simultaneously, past Hevron inhabitants, Jews who had been expelled in 1929, and again in 1936, requested a similar meeting with Dayan, in order to return to their homes in the recently liberated...
  • Hevron Jews: Government Surrendered to Leftist Lawyers

    12/17/2012 5:20:13 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/12/12
    The Jewish community of Hevron reacted, Monday, to the government's statement that it will evict the Jews of Beit Ezra by April 24th by saying, "It is very unfortunate that the government is surrendering, once again, to leftist bodies in the State Attorney's Office...." A community statement said the state was "...again adopting the position of Peace Now and again evicting Jews from a Jewish house in Hevron, while continuing to drag its heels regarding carrying out a reasonable and correct verdict of the appeals ...."
  • Hundreds Flow to Givat HaUlpana

    06/10/2012 3:30:27 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/6/12 | Gil Ronen
    Hundreds of people have been flowing to the neighborhood of Givat HaUlpana in Beit El since the Knesset voted down a law that was intended to try to save it from destruction after the Supreme Court ruled that it should be demolished since the state prosecution did not present objections to an Arab's claim that the sale of the land to Jews was fraudulent. About 300 people came to the neighborhood on Sunday, to raise the residents' spirits and to join the struggle for saving the neighborhood. Most of the visitors came from outside Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron)....
  • ‘Gov’t Psychological Warfare a Prelude to Mass Expulsions’

    01/21/2012 11:02:07 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/1/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Recent demolitions of outposts are part of psychological warfare to prepare the public for mass expulsions, warns a Yesha leader. Sarah Eliyash, deputy chairman of the Council of Jewish Communities in Judea and Samaria (Yesha), said she is calling for an urgent conference of Yesha leaders to break off relations with the government as a response to the recent wave of demolitions of Jewish homes and the expulsion of families, including women and babies, in the middle of the night. “We plan to break off all contact with Cabinet ministers and Knesset Members, the army and the Civil Lands Administration”...
  • Migron Midnight Eviction video

    09/09/2011 12:03:45 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/9/11
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYtfZ07Fh4U
  • Mugabe and the White African (Brilliant Documentary)

    07/24/2010 9:30:36 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Mind of Niuhuru | July 24, 2010 | Niuhuru
    Has anyone seen the documentary "Mugabe and the White African?" I watched it last night after downloading it and it's brilliant. What do you think of it, if you've seen it?
  • Even Elderly Are Facing Eviction

    02/10/2009 10:40:05 PM PST · by ex-Texan · 34 replies · 1,441+ views
    Seattle Post Intelligencer ^ | 2/06/2009 | Vanessa Ho
    Complaints on rise of nursing homes forcing out residents For two years, Irene Henderer lived at the West Woods boarding home in Olympia, where she was known for her lively stories and sharp wit. But in November 2007, the home gave Henderer an eviction notice, along with 20 other Medicaid residents. Henderer, 89, grew depressed and refused to leave her room for meals. As her move approached, she quietly asked her guardian: "Why can't I just die here? Three days after moving out, Henderer's congestive heart failure worsened. A month later, she died. * * * As health care costs...
  • Group: China to evict 1.5M for Olympics

    12/05/2007 9:04:40 AM PST · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 16 replies · 21+ views
    AP, via Yahoo! News ^ | December 5, 2007 | BRADLEY S. KLAPPER
    GENEVA - China continues to evict 13,000 people each month in preparation for the Beijing Olympics, despite worldwide attention and increased scrutiny, a housing rights group said Wednesday. The Center on Housing Rights and Evictions said a recent trip to the Chinese capital confirmed an estimate it made earlier this year that 1.5 million people would be displaced by the time the 2008 Games are held. (snip) In September, the Beijing municipality demolished several buildings in a run-down neighborhood called the "petitioners' village" in Fengtai District, which provided housing for thousands from all over China who came to complain to...
  • (White) South African Farmers See Barren Future With Evictions On Horizon

    10/23/2005 12:18:55 PM PDT · by blam · 25 replies · 1,003+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 10-23-2005 | Stephan Bevan
    South African farmers see barren future with evictions on horizon By Stephen Bevan in Ventersdorp, North West Province (Filed: 23/10/2005) He does not look like the leader of a resistance movement. Yet, as one of the first half-dozen white farmers in South Africa to be forced to sell up under its land reform programme, Pieter Jacobs is at the forefront of a battle likely to be as bitterly fought as that in neighbouring Zimbabwe. For eight years Mr Jacobs, 53, and six neighbouring landowners in the Ventersdorp district of North West Province, have been disputing the claims on their farms...
  • City Obtains Court Order To Close Apartment Complex

    12/14/2004 5:30:49 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 3 replies · 378+ views
    NBC4 ^ | Dec 14, 2004
    In what was described as the first case of its kind, the city obtained a court order closing a South Los Angeles apartment complex used for decades by a Crips set, the City Attorney's Office said Tuesday. "This is not something that the City Attorney's Office normally does," City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo said in the 6900 block of South Main Street. "But these are not normal circumstances." City Councilwoman Jan Perry was also there to offer her support for the action taken. "We will no longer tolerate criminals taking over our buildings and endangering our families," she said. "And, today,...
  • Government, NY Times Join Forces to Evict Business Owners (Gov Helping Politically Powerful)

    10/18/2002 6:43:07 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 5 replies · 216+ views
    CNSNews ^ | 10/18/02 | Jeff McKay
    A New York State government agency is forcing a group of business owners to leave their property by condemning it. That clears the way for a new skyscraper to go up - an office building that will house the New York Times. Critics complain city taxpayers will foot part of the bill. In a deal struck by the Empire State Development Corporation, a group of Midtown Manhattan buildings - just a block from Times Square - will be torn down. The land will then be leased to the New York Times, which plans to build a million-plus square foot office...
  • Homeless evictions inflict social cost

    08/24/2002 2:25:27 PM PDT · by Vidalia · 2 replies · 293+ views
    Honolulu Advertiser ^ | Friday, August 23, 2002 | Eloise Aguiar
    <p>WAIMANALO — The closing of a popular camp site at Waimanalo Beach Park next month means that dozens of homeless may lose contact with the only people willing to help them, experts say.</p> <p>Social service agencies provide medical attention, psychiatric care and other services to the homeless on the beaches and in the parks where they live.</p>