land grab


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land grab

n.
An aggressive taking of land, especially by military force, in order to expand territorial holdings or broaden power: "The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889 was ... the first of several Oklahoma land grabs that sealed the fate of the American Indian" (Robert Day).
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And in the meantime, there's no indication that Abbott will back down in the fight against what he refers to as an "unconscionable" land grab.
The Kalamassery land grab case attracted wide media attention when the CBI questioned former public works department secretary, T.
A week ago, dozens of settlers moved into the settlement units so as to live there, as perlude of the further upcoming land grab by the Israeli occupation.
Kerry may well have expressed his "concerns" to the premier, but Netanyahu knows full well that land grab or no, with a sitting duck president in the White House, he can continue to count on financial, military and ideological support from the U.
This appears to be the largest land grab in the Occupied Palestinian Territories since the 1980s, stressed the release.
20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Papua New Guinea (PNG) is the latest known victim in a modern era of land grabs orchestrated by foreign corporations according to an investigative report and a film, On Our Land, released this week by the Oakland Institute and the Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG).
Africa Report, Ethiopia to lease out land to investors despite land grab concerns, No.
The World Bank is in a unique position to help stop land grabs becoming one of the century's biggest scandals.
Further proposals to include other land-use methodologies could lead to an aggressive African land grab.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MindArk, the company behind the virtual 3D environment Entropia Universe today announces the upgraded re-introduction of the Land Grab system where players can fight each other in deadly combat and where the prize has a real monetary value in Entropia Universe.
One speaker at a recent rally characterized Colgate's plan as a "blatant land grab.
Palestinians have portrayed the wall as a land grab aimed at dashing their hopes for statehood).