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Synonyms for uproot

Synonyms for uproot

Synonyms for uproot

move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment


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destroy completely, as if down to the roots

pull up by or as if by the roots

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In a review he wrote on this issue, Atyaf Alwazir, a young Muslim American, stated that the uprooting of trees from Palestinian lands violates the Paris Protocols, The Hague and Geneva conventions, and the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
According to Sonja Karkar, founder of Women forPalestineinMelbourne,Australia, uprooting olive trees is contrary to theHalakha (the collective body of Jewish religious law) principle whose origin is found in the Torah: "Even if you are at war with a city.
We can carry out mechanical uprooting when the ground is not frozen.
The two farmers who uprooted the qat from their lands this Tuesday said that they had uprooted qat at their own free will because they were aware of the hazards linked to qat cultivation and were convinced that uprooting qat to grow food crops instead was the right thing to do.
The EU obliges all member states to promote the uprooting of non-sustainable vineyards, offering compensation to interested producers.
As a result he was linked with a host of clubs - including Cardiff - but the player has admitted he would be unhappy about uprooting his family, particularly for a move south of the border.
Eradication requires repeated uprooting until the seeds are eliminated.
The uprooting of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in 1948-49 and again in the wake of the 1967 war, the legacy of despair that has resulted for their descendents, is a deep offence against God's justice.
Leftwing guerrilla groups are considered responsible for forcing out more than a third of them, while the Colombian military itself is blamed for uprooting almost 5 percent.
The company went to the High Court in a bid to obtain an immediate order permanently banning protesters from uprooting their plants at trial sites.
These men and women were part of a global phenomenon that over some 400 years flung Europeans out to every corner of the earth, at the same time uprooting millions from their African and Asian homelands and transporting them to the Americas and Caribbean.
Behind the massive global dimensions of today's uprooting are individual stories of pain, of families being torn apart, of despair and suffering.
As he writes: "It is estimated that the erosion of the soil from the western slopes of the Judaean mountains reached--as a result of the agricultural uprooting during the Muslim period--the gigantic extent of 2,000 to 4,000 cubic meters [and] in a survey made by Guy in 1938 on the region of Rehovet-Ramla-Lod-Ramallah, he found that out of 293 towns, 193 were abandoned, apparently mainly because of soil erosion".
UPPER DIR -- Uprooting crime and providing basic facilities to people should be the top priority of the district administration of Upper Dir, said Malakand Commissioner Zaheerul Islam.
land; including the burning and uprooting of trees.