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Meriden travellers’ site action promised

Campaigners who do not want travellers building on their own land in the West Midlands are to continue a blockade of the site for the foreseeable future. On Friday Solihull council won a High Court injunction to stop travellers building … Continue reading

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Some 700 Haredim riot in Jerusalem after graves removed from Ashkelon ER site

The Jerusalem municipality on Sunday evening cut off services to a number of ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods, after hundreds of protesters clashed with police during demonstrations against the state’s decision to relocate ancient remains buried at the site of a planned emergency … Continue reading

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S.Korea completes world’s longest seawall

SEOUL, April 27 (AFP) – South Korea was Tuesday to inaugurate the world’s longest seawall, the first step in a massive project aimed at reclaiming the ocean for industry, tourism and agriculture by 2020. The 33 kilometre (21 mile) Saemangeum … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Rebukes Railway Protesters

JANUARY 18 HONG KONG—Hong Kong’s top leader condemned protesters who clashed with riot police this weekend over a contentious proposal for a high-speed railway, accusing them of “irresponsible behavior” that violated “Hong Kong’s core values.” In his first public remarks … Continue reading

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Chinese rules on home confiscations under attack

December 17 BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s rules on the forced demolition of homes are under attack after a Beijing man set fire to himself to protest against confiscation of his family’s home, while legal experts urged reforms to better protect … Continue reading

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Resentment Rises with Urban Evictions

PHNOM PENH, Jul 28 (IPS) – Tan Pho Yi, 65, has lived with his family in their corrugated iron home here in the Cambodian capital since 1992. Those 17 years came to an end in just 20 minutes when his … Continue reading

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