Uprooting


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Uprooting

 

the removal of stumps, individual trees, shrubs, and roots in the preparation for economic use of land that is forested or overgrown with brush. There are several methods of removing stumps: mechanized (using stump pullers), fire (the stumps are burned on-site), manual (small stumps up to 20 cm in diameter are pulled with simple tools and machinery), and explosive. In the USSR the most common method of uprooting is by machine.

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According to Sonja Karkar, founder of Women for Palestine in Melbourne, Australia, uprooting olive trees is contrary to the Halakha (the collective body of Jewish religious law) principle whose origin is found in the Torah: "Even if you are at war with a city .
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We have carried out mechanical uprooting in company forests for almost a decade now.
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It's not just about the extra money - it's about the smiles on the kids' faces so I don't like the thought of uprooting them for a few extra pounds.
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The deliberate displacement of indigenous and colonized peoples in order to expropriate their lands and resources continues to be a brutal form of forced uprooting of people.
Ibrahim Shakrneh, the head of the village council, said that the IOF washed out lands in the area of Wad Salem north of the village, which entailed uprooting hundreds of trees that belonged to some of the families in the village.
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Ganem said the colonists could carry out the uprooting only with the support of the Israeli Army, which provided them with the necessary protection.
Witnesses told that dozens of settlers came from Yash Adam settlement and started their uprooting operations, while villagers attempted to defend their agricultural lands.
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