Thursday, February 22, 2024

Topic: forced eviction

In Assam, a 55-year-old Muslim man dies from cold after ‘arbitrary eviction’

For two days, Boyat Ali slept under the open sky in the wrenching cold of winter nights in Panchratna NC, a riverine village in...

Assam: Muslim woman shot dead by forest officials after returning to evicted land due to flooding in makeshift

A Muslim woman, identified as Rahima Khatun was killed in gunfire by forest guards on Monday in Assam’s Burha Chapori Wildlife Sanctuary after a clash between people who had been evicted from the area and forest department officials.

UN rights experts denounce forced evictions of Palestinian families

United Nations-appointed independent human rights experts on Wednesday condemned the forced eviction and displacement of Palestinian families in east Jerusalem by Israeli police, warning the operations may amount to a war crime of forcible transfer.

Assam eviction: 500 families, mostly Bengali speaking Muslims, go homeless

In Assam's Lakhimpur district, the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government has evicted around 500 families, alleging that they have encroached on forest land. Most of those who were forcibly evicted are Bengali-speaking Muslims who live on the 10,000 acres that are part of the Pabha Reserve Forest.

Govt makes most disadvantaged sections homeless, Amnesty on Haldwani eviction

Amnesty India condemned the proposal of the Union government’s railway authorities to forcibly evict over 4000 families living in Banbhulpura area of Haldwani town in Uttarakhand following the order of the Uttarakhand high court.

Uttarakhand: 4,365 families in Muslim locality to become homeless as HC orders demolition of ‘constructions in Railway land’

Hundreds of Muslim families in Uttarakhand have been protesting against the order of the Uttarakhand High Court which asked the authorities to evict the “unauthorized occupants” of the railway land adjacent to Haldwani Railway Station, known as Gaffur Basti- a Muslim dominated locality.