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Settlers get generous golden farewell
As the hour of Israel's Gaza withdrawal plan arrives, the government agency created to administer the evacuation is giving one last big push to persuade Jewish settlers to leave quietly.
 
A Performance-based Roadmap to a Permanent Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
A two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will only be achieved through an end to violence and terrorism, when the Palestinian people have a leadership acting decisively against terror and willing and able to build a practicing democracy based on tolerance and liberty, and through Israel’s readiness to do what is necessary for a democratic Palestinian state to be established, and a clear, unambiguous acceptance by both parties of the goal of a negotiated settlement as described below.
 
Iran confiscating minorities' land says UN report
Iran is denying basic amenities to its ethnic and religious minorities and in some cases confiscating their land, a preliminary U.N. report said on Saturday. The report focused on accounts of discrimination in areas across the country's western borders, home to Arab and Kurdish minorities, where ethnic unrest has flared this week.
 
Namibia moves to protect widows rights
The Namibian government aims to introduce a new inheritance bill to protect the rights of widows and children, who are often dispossessed of land and homesteads.
 
Satellite images of an area of Harare before and after Operation Murambatsvina
These images show the town of Harare, Zimbabwe and the effects of President Robert Mugabe’s “clean-up campaign” that involved the razing of shantytowns to root out crime. Imagery collected April 16 and June 4, 2005 at Kubatana: the NGO Network Alliance Project - an online community for Zimbabwean activists.
 
The International Court of Justice to Declare: THE WALL IS ILLEGAL!
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague, despite intense pressure from Israel, the US and EU Governments, confirms what Palestinians and the world have known since the beginning of its planning and construction
 
Regional Consultation on the “Women’s Right to Adequate Housing and Land” in Middle East/North Africa
The main purpose of the consultation was to advise the UN Special Rapporteur and provide testimonies on women’s housing and land rights issues across the region, and to generate guidance for States on how to meet their housing and land rights duties.
 
Large Dams In India -- Temples Or Burial Grounds?
How do we measure progress? How are lives improved by progress? Who benefits from -- and who suffers the consequences of -- progress? What happens with development" projects as the 3,000 dams in India’s Narmada River?
 
Legislative Hearing on Demolition of Public Housing by the Atlanta Housing Authority
This hearing is held to address the Atlanta Housing Authority's plans calling for the demolition of over 3,000 units of permanent public housing in the City of Atlanta, which will result in the displacement of 9,600 people from their homes and communities.
 
(ENG) Update from Atlanta - Tenants Under Fire
 
 
 

 

   
 


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