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‘A massive injustice’: 10 years on from Dale Farm evictions, pain and trauma remain

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On the day residents of Dale Farm, then one of the largest unauthorised Traveller sites in Europe, were due to be evicted a decade ago, pupils at the nearby primary school were handed special stones they could squeeze...

‘Do we not have any rights?’ Indian Muslims’ fear after Assam evictions

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Maynal Haque was holding a bamboo stick in his hand when the police shot him at point-blank range. All around him, the houses of the village he grew up in were being destroyed or set alight by police. As Haque fell to...

Struggling renters find help where they can as US evictions moratorium ends

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Chandra Dobbs was stunned when the police officer showed up on her doorstep with a fat packet of eviction papers. She thought she had more time. “I didn’t think I was going to be evicted because I applied for rental a...

Israel supreme court decision expected on Sheikh Jarrah evictions

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Israel’s supreme court is due to make a decision on whether to evict Palestinian families from the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah, in a final hearing in the controversial case that helped spark communal...

There is an evictions crisis happening right under our noses

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For weeks, newspapers and campaigners have been warning of a looming evictions crisis. Of landlords free again, as of this month, to set the bailiffs on their tenants. Of hundreds of thousands of people losing their h...

Israeli police clash with protesters over Palestinian evictions

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Israeli police have fired rubber bullets and stun grenades towards rock-hurling Palestinian youth at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque amid growing anger over the potential eviction of Palestinians from homes on land claimed...